Mickey

[mik-ee]

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

Wright

[rahyt]

noun

Charles,born 1935, U.S. poet.
Frances or Fanny,1795–1852, U.S. abolitionist and social reformer, born in Scotland.
Frank Lloyd,1867–1959, U.S. architect.
James,1927–80, U.S. poet and translator.
JosephWright of Derby, 1734–97, English painter.
Joseph,1855–1935, English philologist and lexicographer.
Mary KathrynMickey, born 1935, U.S. golfer.
Or·ville [awr-vil] /ˈɔr vɪl/, 1871–1948, and his brother Wilbur, 1867–1912, U.S. aeronautical inventors.
Richard,1908–60, U.S. novelist.
Rus·sel [ruhs-uh l] /ˈrʌs əl/, 1904–76, U.S. industrial designer.
Willard HuntingtonS. S. Van Dine, 1888–1939, U.S. journalist, critic, and author.
a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for mickey

mickey

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micky

noun

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

Word Origin for mickey

C20: of unknown origin

noun

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

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

wright

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

Wright

noun

Frank Lloyd. 1869–1959, US architect, whose designs include the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo (1916), the Guggenheim Museum, New York (1943), and many private houses. His "organic architecture" sought a close relationship between buildings and their natural surroundings
Joseph, known as Wright of Derby . 1734–97, British painter, noted for his paintings of industrial and scientific subjects, esp The Orrery (?1765) and The Air Pump (1768)
Joseph. 1855–1930, British philologist; editor of The English Dialect Dictionary (1898–1905)
Judith (Arundel). 1915–2000, Australian poet, critic, and conservationist. Her collections of poetry include The Moving Image (1946), Woman to Man (1949), and A Human Pattern (1990)
Richard. 1908–60, US Black novelist and short-story writer, best known for the novel Native Son (1940)
Wilbur (1867–1912) and his brother, Orville (1871–1948), US aviation pioneers, who designed and flew the first powered aircraft (1903)
William, known as Billy . 1924–94, English footballer: winner of 105 caps
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Word Origin and History for mickey
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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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