mic drop

or mike drop

[ mahyk drop ]
/ ˈmaɪk ˌdrɒp /


the act of intentionally dropping 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.
something, especially a statement or action, that displays such a bold confidence: Her insulting response was the ultimate metaphorical mic drop.


(used to indicate that something has been very impressive or cannot be topped): She definitely wins for best Halloween costume! Mic drop!

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Origin of mic drop

First recorded in 2010–15
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