Definition of Mickey

1. Noun. (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Irish descent.

Exact synonyms: Mick, Paddy
Language type: Depreciation, Derogation, Disparagement, Ethnic Slur
Generic synonyms: Irishman

Definition of Mickey

1. Noun. (slang) A Mickey Finn; a beverage, usually alcoholic, that has been drugged. ¹

2. Noun. (Canada) A 375-milliliter (13.2 imperial fluid ounce; 12.7 US fl oz) bottle of liquor, such as whiskey. ¹

3. Noun. (Ulster derogatory) a Catholic ¹

4. Proper noun. A diminutive of the male given names Michael, Mike or Mick. ¹

5. Proper noun. A diminutive of the female given name Michaela. ¹

6. Noun. (chiefly Canada informal) A small bottle of liquor, holding 375 ml or 13 oz., typically shaped to fit in one's pocket. ¹

7. Noun. (slang) A Mickey Finn; a beverage, usually alcoholic, that has been drugged. ¹

8. Noun. (slang) American depression era term for a potato as in a "roasted mickey". ¹

9. Noun. (Cockney rhyming slang) piss, shortened and more commonly used form of Mickey Bliss. ¹

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Definition of Mickey

1. a drugged drink [n -EYS]

Mickey Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mickey

Michigan lily
Michinomiya Hirohito
Mick Jagger
Mickey Charles Mantle
Mickey D
Mickey D's
Mickey Finn
Mickey Flynn
Mickey Mantle
Mickey Mouse
Mickey Mouse Protection Act
Mickey Mouse cap
Mickey Mouse caps
Mickey Mouse glove
Mickey Mouse gloves
Mickey Mouse hat

Literary usage of Mickey

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1840)
"mickey," says he, changing his voice, and putting his head down close to me, ' mickey, 1 saw your father last night.' " ' The saints be merciful to us,' ..."

2. Far Off, Or, Asia and Australia Described by Favell Lee Mortimer (1856)
"Still mickey was not like those hardened boys who robbed Mr. Eyre, for he was ashamed. Month after month passed away, but no mickey appeared. ..."

3. Competitive Change in the Electric Power Industry: The Oklahoma Perspective edited by Don Nickles (1999)
"Next we have mickey Thompson, who is the executive vice president of the Oklahoma Independent ... STATEMENT OF mickey THOMPSON, EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT, ..."

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