mimicry is an ingenious survival technique, albeit one that is of little use against bulldozers and chainsaws.
But this was an element of Jeff that I understood; his mimicry and his retention for music and melody.
As a raconteur he stands almost unrivalled, and his powers of mimicry are in themselves sufficient to justify a career.
No fact of your letter has interested me more than that about mimicry.
Imitation is serious; mimicry is either intentionally or unintentionally comical.
Now, cabinet zoologists are never tired of writing about mimicry.
They manifest little curiosity, and little power of mimicry, in which wild men generally excel the civilized.
The reason for this is, of course, that the resemblance in this instance cannot be a case of mimicry.
Many instances of mimicry are known to-day, but comparatively few of them have been studied in any detail.
The man was not only a very clever magician, but a master of mimicry.
mimicry mim·ic·ry (mĭm'ĭ-krē)
The resemblance of one organism to another or to an object in its surroundings for concealment and protection.
The resemblance of one organism to another or to an object in its surroundings for concealment or protection from predators. See also aggressive mimicry, Batesian mimicry, Müllerian mimicry.