Mickey

[ mik-ee ]
/ ˈmɪk i /

noun, plural Mick·eys.

Also called Mickey Finn. Slang. a drink, usually alcoholic, to which a drug, purgative, or the like, has been secretly added, that renders the unsuspecting drinker helpless.
(often lowercase) Also micky. a potato, especially a roasted Irish potato.
a male or female given name.

adjective

(sometimes lowercase) mickey mouse.

Origin of Mickey

1925–30, Americanism; Mick (see Mick) + -ey2

Definition for mickey (2 of 2)

Wright

[ rahyt ]
/ raɪt /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for mickey (1 of 5)

mickey

1

micky

/ (ˈmɪkɪ) /

noun

take the mickey or take the mickey out of someone informal to tease someone

Word Origin for mickey

C20: of unknown origin

British Dictionary definitions for mickey (2 of 5)

mickey

2

micky

/ (ˈmɪkɪ) /

noun

Australian informal a young bull, esp one that is wild and unbranded

British Dictionary definitions for mickey (3 of 5)

mickey

3
/ (ˈmɪkɪ) /

noun

Canadian a liquor bottle of 0.375 litre capacity, flat on one side and curved on the other to fit into a pocket

Word Origin for mickey

C20: of unknown origin

British Dictionary definitions for mickey (4 of 5)

wright

/ (raɪt) /

noun

(now chiefly in combination) a person who creates, builds, or repairs something specifieda playwright; a shipwright

Word Origin for wright

Old English wryhta, wyrhta; related to Old Frisian wrichta, Old Saxon, Old High German wurhtio. See work

British Dictionary definitions for mickey (5 of 5)

Wright

/ (raɪt) /

noun

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Medicine definitions for mickey

Wright

[ rīt ]
Sir Almroth Edward 1861-1947

British physician and pathologist who developed (1896) a vaccine against typhoid fever.
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