Mime Signs Video Dictionary – A

Abhor, abhorrence (avoid, loathe) – Mime pushing (open hands handshapes) something you abhor away from you. Be sure to use expression!

Accordion – Mime (with the S hands handshapes) playing the accordion.

Addicted (addiction, hooked) – Mime that you are hooked (X hand handshape tugging at the corner of your mouth).

Ape (gorilla) – Mime acting like a monkey (curved 5 hands moving on the side of the body) and then pound your chest (S hands handshape) just like a gorilla would!

Apostrophe (comma) – Mime drawing (with the index finger handshape) a comma in the air.

Applaud (applause, clap) – Mime clapping (open hands handshapes) just like you would clap after a performance.

Approximate (approximately, about, around, thereabouts) – Mime (with the 5 hand handshape) a natural gesture of showing approximation.

Arrow(archery) – Pretend you are holding a bow in front of you (grasped with your S hand handshape) and mime the action of pulling back and releasing the string (with your dominant A hand handshape).

Aside (put aside, put away) – Mime as if you are pushing away (open hands handshapes) something to the side of you.

Ask (pray, request, prayer) – Mime that you are praying (open hands handshapes).

Away (get away, go) – Mime as if you are waving off (open hand handshape) someone or something to go away.