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n. pl. mick·eysIdiom:
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.
take the mickey out of Chiefly British
To tease or mock (someone).
[Perhaps from mick.]
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take the mickey take the mickey out of someone informal to tease someone
[C20: of unknown origin]
(Animals) informal Austral a young bull, esp one that is wild and unbranded
(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]
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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]
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|Noun||1.||Mickey - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Irish descent|
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
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Mickey[ˈmɪkɪ] CPD Mickey Finn N → bebida f drogada
Mickey Mouse N → el ratón Mickey
it's a Mickey Mouse set-up → es una empresa poco seria
mickey[ˈmɪkɪ] N to take the mickey (out of sb) → tomar el pelo (a algn)
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mickey[ˈmɪki] n (British) to take the mickey out of sb (= mock, tease) → se moquer de qn
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