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Mickey

[ mik-ee ]
/ ˈmɪk i /
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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.
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Origin of Mickey

1925–30, Americanism;Mick (see Mick) + -ey2
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British Dictionary definitions for Mickey (1 of 3)

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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 3)

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micky

/ (ˈmɪkɪ) /

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

British Dictionary definitions for Mickey (3 of 3)

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/ (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
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