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.
(sometimes lowercase) mickey mouse.
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How to use Mickey in a sentence
In Mickey’s experience, off-road models appeal to more than just aggressive downhill skaters.Off-Road In-Line Skating Is as Dangerous as It Is Fun | Colleen Stinchcombe | March 24, 2021 | Outside Online
So if for no other reason, yes, it’s important that Mickey’s doing that.Luke Combs apologizes for Confederate flag imagery as tough conversations consume Nashville | Emily Yahr | February 19, 2021 | Washington Post
Zambernardi’s son Paul told me that his father bought LSD to “put a Mickey on them all.”Lunik: Inside the CIA’s audacious plot to steal a Soviet satellite | Bobbie Johnson | January 28, 2021 | MIT Technology Review
Out of nowhere I see Mickey, Minnie, and the whole Disney crew walk in, and then I see my parents and one of my best friends walk in behind them—all wearing their masks.‘Power’ Star Naturi Naughton Got Engaged For Christmas | Charli Penn | January 1, 2021 | Essence.com
I’ve loved it since I was a child obsessed with Mickey’s Christmas Carol, the 1983 animated short starring beloved Disney characters in the major roles.
He said he spent his time doing “Mickey Mouse make-work,” digging though old records for long-abandoned well sites.Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired. | David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News | December 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Somebody suggested [we give him] a $1,000 baseball signed by Mickey Mantle [in exchange for the URL],” Robinson told me.Ben Carson’s Bizarrely Serious, Seriously Bizarre Campaign Crew | Olivia Nuzzi | November 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And J. Crew chairman Mickey Drexler discusses the potential of a new line.Angelina Jolie Talks Rebellious Years in ELLE; Shape Magazine Shuns Blogger's "After" Photos | The Fashion Beast Team | May 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
If not for posterity, if not for the defense of the United States Constitution, then do it for Mickey.Our Dumb Puritan Laws: Sex Bans and Illegal Adultery | Kevin Bleyer | April 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
When I heard Mickey Rooney had died last week, naturally I wondered: Mickey Rooney was still alive?Our Dumb Puritan Laws: Sex Bans and Illegal Adultery | Kevin Bleyer | April 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Mickey was faithful during the following week, and the "Aurora" was finished almost to his satisfaction.The White Shield | Myrtle Reed
By this time they were so angry that Mickey, seeing how things were going, and I being a mere lad, took me from the room.The O'Ruddy | Stephen Crane
I stopped to listen, and soon detected in one of the speakers my friend Mickey Free; of the other I was not long in ignorance.Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) | Charles Lever
As I could not help feeling some curiosity in this matter, I pressed Mickey for an explanation.Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) | Charles Lever
"Well, that calls for celebration," said Mickey, as she drank her whiskey.Hookers | Richard F. Mann
British Dictionary definitions for mickey (1 of 3)
take the mickey or take the mickey out of someone informal to tease someone
British Dictionary definitions for mickey (2 of 3)
Australian informal a young bull, esp one that is wild and unbranded
British Dictionary definitions for mickey (3 of 3)
Canadian a liquor bottle of 0.375 litre capacity, flat on one side and curved on the other to fit into a pocket
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