Mimicry makes her weep (4)
I believe the answer is:
'mimicry' is the definition.
Both the definition and answer are singular nouns.
Perhaps they are linked in a way I don't understand?
I don't understand how the remainder of the clue works.
Can you help me to learn more?
(Other definitions for mimi that I've seen before include "Tragic heroine" , "unfortunate sewer" , "'They call me - - ' , (Lucia)" , "Starving character of "La Boheme"" , "La Boheme character (whose tiny hand is frozen)" .)