Mickey


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mick·ey

 (mĭk′ē)
n. pl. mick·eys
1. Informal A roasted potato.
2. Canadian Slang A small bottle of liquor, shaped to fit in a pocket.
3. also Mickey Slang A Mickey Finn.
Idiom:
take the mickey out of Chiefly British
To tease or mock (someone).

[Perhaps from mick.]

mickey

(ˈmɪkɪ) or

micky

n
take the mickey take the mickey out of someone informal to tease someone
[C20: of unknown origin]

mickey

(ˈmɪkɪ) or

micky

n
(Animals) informal Austral a young bull, esp one that is wild and unbranded

mickey

(ˈmɪkɪ)
n
(Units) Canadian a liquor bottle of 0.375 litre capacity, flat on one side and curved on the other to fit into a pocket
[C20: of unknown origin]

Mick•ey

(ˈmɪk i)

n., pl. -eys.
1. Slang. Also called Mick′ey Finn′. an alcoholic drink to which a drug or purgative has been secretly added.
2. (l.c.) Canadian. a half bottle of liquor, usu. 375 ml.
[1925–30, Amer.; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mickey - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Irish descent
derogation, disparagement, depreciation - a communication that belittles somebody or something
ethnic slur - a slur on someone's race or language
Irishman - a man who is a native or inhabitant of Ireland
Translations
Michi

Mickey

[ˈmɪkɪ] CPD Mickey Finn Nbebida f drogada
Mickey Mouse Nel ratón Mickey
it's a Mickey Mouse set-upes una empresa poco seria

mickey

[ˈmɪkɪ] N to take the mickey (out of sb)tomar el pelo (a algn)

mickey

[ˈmɪki] n (British) to take the mickey out of sb (= mock, tease) → se moquer de qn

mickey

n (Brit inf) to take the mickey out of somebodyjdn auf den Arm or auf die Schippe nehmen (inf), → jdn veräppeln (inf); are you taking the mickey?du willst mich/ihn etc wohl veräppeln etc (inf)

mickey

[ˈmɪkɪ] n (Brit) (fam) to take the mickey out of sbprendere qn per i fondelli or in giro
References in classic literature ?
He remembered the way she had looked at him, how she had laughed when he narrated Mickey Dolan's mistake in staking the fraction on Skookum Gulch.
Mickey becomes Chip's gambling instructor in the next episode of "The Mick.
Mickey Mehta, announced a strategic alliance with Talwalkars Better Value Fitness Limited (Talwalkars), one of Asia's largest fitness companies.
ON A FOGBOUND Liverpool night in October, 1963, a disembodied voice whispered in the ears of small-time gangster Mickey King as he walked to the doors of the Lion Tavern, on Moorfields.
Mickey Bell's sick alright, just not as sick as the government benefits agency thinks he is.
Mickey Mouse came on after the Disney beauty -- and was definitely the main attraction.
I'VE always had a soft spot for Mickey Mouse and so have all (or most) of the world's collectors.
Mickey Bolitar's life has become rather complicated.
He's a hit in America and now he's coming here - Dance Star Mickey is the must-have of the summer for fans of Disney's iconic character.
MICKEY Mouse has brought a touch of Disney magic to young hospital patients during a rare visit to the city.
The Fighter features Melissa Leo as the overbearing, but wellmeaning mother Alice; former police officer Mickey O'Keefe plays himself as Micky's trainer during his career comeback.