Mickey Finn

  1. slang : Often shortened to: Mickey

    • a drink containing a drug to make the drinker unconscious, usually formed by the combination of chloral hydrate and alcohol. It can be poisonous

    • the drug itself

Origin of Mickey Finn

C20: of unknown origin

Words Nearby Mickey Finn

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How to use Mickey Finn in a sentence

  • An all yellow with black streak in the centre same as the "Mickey Finn" is another very good combination.

    How to Tie Flies | E. C. Gregg
  • As they rounded the second floor, they saw Mickey Finn on her hands and knees looking through a key-hole.

    Hookers | Richard F. Mann