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Mick

[ mik ]
/ mɪk /
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noun (often lowercase)Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.

a contemptuous term for a person of Irish birth or descent.

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Origin of Mick

First recorded in 1870–75, Americanism; generic use of Mick, diminutive or pet name of Michael
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British Dictionary definitions for Mick

Mick

Mickey (ˈmɪkɪ)

/ (mɪk) /

noun

(sometimes not capital) derogatory a slang name for an Irishman or a Roman Catholic
Australian the tails side of a coin

Word Origin for Mick

C19: from the nickname for Michael
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