[ mik ]
/ mɪk /
noun (often lowercase) Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.
a contemptuous term for a person of Irish birth or descent.
Origin of Mick
1870–75, Americanism; generic use of Mick, hypocoristic form of Michael
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/ (mɪk) /
(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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
derogatory slang for "Irishman," 1856, from nickname of common Irish name Michael (q.v.).
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