dumb show definition

  • noun:
    • an integral part of a play, particularly in medieval and Renaissance crisis, which enacted without talking.
    • Communication or acting through expressive gestures; pantomime.
    • A performance during which the people try not to talk.
    • a performance making use of gestures and body moves without terms
    • A part of a play, particularly in medieval and Renaissance drama, which enacted without speaking.
    • correspondence or acting in the form of expressive gestures; pantomime.
    • A performance during which the people try not to talk.
    • a performance using motions and body movements without words
  • adjective:
    • indications and motions without terms; because, to inform a tale in dumb show.
    • indications and motions without words; as, to tell an account in dumb show.

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