Mime Signs – D

Darn (drat, shoot, alas, shucks, rats) – Mime this sentiment (be sure to use a “shucks” expression) by snapping your fingers in the air.

Deodorant – Mime you are rolling on (S hand handshape) deodorant. 

Dig (shovel) – Mime the action of digging as if you are holding (with the modified X hands handshapes) a shovel. 

Dog – Mime you are encouraging a dog to come nearer by the action of snapping your fingers and/or taping (open hand handshape) your hip.

Drink – Mime the action of drinking as if you were holding (C hand handshape) a glass to your mouth.

Drink (as in a cocktail) – Mime the action of drinking as if you were holding (modified C hand handshape) a small shot glass.

Drum – Mime the action of playing a drum as if you were holding (modified X hands handshapes).

Dumb (stupid) – Mime this sentiment that you did or said something foolish by hitting (with the A hand handshape) your forehead.  Be sure to hit it gently!

Mime Signs – E

Envy – Mime this sentiment with lots of expression by tapping (bent index finger handshape) your tooth.

Erase – Mime, as if you were holding (A hand handshape) an eraser, the action of erasing a blackboard.

Exercise – Mime, as if you’re holding (E hands handshapes) weights, the action of raising them up and down (shoulder height level). 

Eyelashes – Mime the action of eyelashes blinking (4 hands handshapes). (Note: the four hands handshape is holding up four fingers.)

Mime Signs – F

False teeth – Mime, as if you are holding (flattened O hand handshape) false teeth, the action of putting them in your mouth. 

Faucet – Mime the action of turning (3 hands handshapes) on the hot and cold water. 

Fencing – Mime the stance and action of fencing (curved hand handshape raised in the air and the A hand handshape and holding the sword). 

Floss – Mime how your hands would hold and move if you held dental floss and you were flossing (F hands handshapes) your teeth.

Flute – Mime, as if you were holding (curved 5 hands handshape) a flute, the action of playing one by pressing the keys with your fingertips.

Mime Signs – G

Gag (choke) – Mime the action of gagging (C hand handshape grabbing your throat). 

Get out – Mime, as if you were a referee, ejecting someone (10 hand handshape) from a game. (Note: the 10 hand looks like the A hand except the thumb is extended.)

Golf – Mime the action of a golf swing (modified X hands handshapes). 

Good-bye (bye, farewell) – Mime a good-bye with a wave (open hand handshape).  

Good luck – Mime you are wishing someone good luck (10 hand handshape). (Note: the 10 hand looks like the A hand except the thumb is extended.)

Grab – Mime the action of grabbing someone or something and holding on (5 hand handshape grabs and becomes the S hand handshape).

Guitar – Mime the action of playing a guitar as your fingertips press the strings (5 hand handshape) and the other hand strums (F hand handshape) with the pick. 

Gun (pistol) – Mime the action of shooting a hand gun (L hand handshape).