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mike fright

noun, Informal.
extreme nervousness experienced on speaking into a microphone, as on radio or television.
Origin of mike fright
First recorded in 1935-40; on the model of stage fright Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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mike fright

noun phrase

A disabling fear felt when one tries to speak into a microphone; stage fright (1937+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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