adjective (often initial capital letters)Informal.
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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|DAILY BEAST
So Western governments are caught in a cat-and-mouse game and at times it is unclear who is the cat and who the mouse.
Even the original score to the song labels the singing parts, “Mouse” (the woman) and “Wolf” (the man).The Most WTF Covers of ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside,’ Everyone’s Favorite Date-Rape Holiday Classic|Kevin Fallon|November 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The episode was titled “Cat and Mouse” and it follows in the pattern of classic Serlingesque plot twists.
“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|DAILY BEAST
And Mr. Meadow Mouse often remarked that it had more halls than any other dwelling he had ever seen.
Some of those halls that Mr. Meadow Mouse mentioned ran right out beneath the surface of the garden.
Mr. Meadow Mouse repeated, as if he wanted to be sure there was no misunderstanding about it.
Grandfather Mole demanded of Mr. Meadow Mouse, almost as soon as he had stepped just outside the shade of the toadstool.
And when he had made his promise to Mr. Meadow Mouse he had had no idea that it was going to rain so soon.