noun, (often lowercase) Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive.
a contemptuous term for a person of Irish birth or descent.
(sometimes not capital) (derogatory) a slang name for an Irishman or a Roman Catholic
(Austral) the tails side of a coin
derogatory slang for “Irishman,” 1856, from nickname of common Irish name Michael (q.v.).
Easy: Russian 27A is a mick course
An easy course; gut course, pipe course: I heard that Astro 3 is a mick
[1980s+ Students; fr Mickey Mouse]
[1856+; fr the nickname of the common Irish name Michael]
[mik-ee] /ˈmɪk i/ noun, plural Mickeys. 1. 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. 2. (often lowercase). Also, micky. a potato, especially a roasted Irish potato. 3. a male or female given name. adjective 4. […]
- Mickey ds
noun McDonald’s2, a fast-food restaurant [1980s+ College students; reference to Disney’s Donald Duck] noun phrase A McDonald’s2 fast-food restaurant (1970s+ Teenagers)
- Mickey mouse around
verb phrase To waste time; fool around: We can’t Mickey Mouse around while faced with technological challenges (1970s+)
adjective, (often initial capital letters) Informal. 1. trite and commercially slick in character; corny: mickey mouse music. 2. useless, insignificant, or worthless: mickey mouse activities just to fill up one’s time. 3. trivial or petty: mickey mouse regulations. adjective (sometimes not capitals) (slang) 1. ineffective; trivial; insignificant: he settled for a Mickey Mouse job instead […]