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Idioms for mic
- to intentionally drop one’s microphone at the end of a speech or performance, displaying a bold confidence that it has been very impressive or cannot be topped.
- to say or do something with such a bold confidence: He clearly dropped the mic on his critics, effectively cutting off further discussion.
Origin of mic
Words nearby mic
Definition for mic (2 of 2)
How to use mic in a sentence
If the keyboard is awkward, it may interfere with the ideal placement of your mic and other consoles.
Onstage, we see her move like a rapper, leaning over a handheld mic and bouncing as if she’s got springs in her sneakers.Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry Is a Mostly Fascinating Portrait of an Apocalyptic Teen Pop Star|Judy Berman|February 26, 2021|Time
Other neat Samsung-specific features include the ability to use the buds as a kind of makeshift lavalier mic while recording video on the Galaxy S21.Samsung’s Galaxy Buds Pro are a solid AirPods alternative|Brian Heater|January 15, 2021|TechCrunch
To avoid an eavesdropping smart speaker, look for an off-switch for the mic or one that’s mic-free but can connect to a voice-controlled device as needed.Best computer speakers: Make music, video chats, and more a whole lot clearer|Jeremy Helligar|January 12, 2021|Popular Science
The Blue Snowball iCE gives you many of the same benefits you’d expect to find in a mic more than twice its price.Gifts that make video calls look and feel more glamorous|Stan Horaczek|December 9, 2020|Popular Science
The trio formed the Sad Boys collective, with Sherm and Gud on production and Lean manning the mic.The Cult of Yung Lean: ‘I’m Building An Anarchistic Society From the Ground Up’|Marlow Stern|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
At this point, the female rapper comes across as fairly sympathetic—that is, until Azealia Banks grabs the mic.Solange Smacks Jay Z, Legolas Slaps Bieber, and the Biggest Celebrity Feuds of the Year|Amy Zimmerman|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While it seemed philosophical, at its core, its had nothing to do with the open mic.Defying Stereotypes, Young Muslim Writers Find Community Onstage|Julianne Chiaet|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wearing a plaid shirt, the stocky singer looked like a bricklayer playing an open mic at a bar.I'm Not Country or Pop. I'm Just Pure Garth Brooks.|David Masciotra|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Next door was often not another guest but a KGB agent with an ear to the mic.The KGB Welcomes You to Estonia’s Hotel Viru. Please Mind the Hidden Bugs|Nina Strochlic|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Phantasmat′ic, -al; Phantas′mic; Phantasmogenet′ic, begetting phantasms.
He fell groveling upon the floor and crawled to Mic-co's feet.
"I—I beg your pardon," stammered the Baron and glanced keenly at Mic-co.
Such is my life since the old chief made the compact with Mic-co.
Mic-co only understands, and even to him I may not always talk.