extreme nervousness experienced on speaking into a microphone, as on radio or television.
A disabling fear felt when one tries to speak into a microphone; stage fright (1937+)
[mahyk-mahyk] /ˈmaɪkˈmaɪk/ noun, Military Slang. 1. a millimeter.
- Mike up
verb (transitive, adv) 1. to supply with a microphone
- Mikhail gorbachev
[gawr-buh-chawf, -chof; Russian guh r-buh-chawf] /ˈgɔr bəˌtʃɔf, -ˌtʃɒf; Russian gər bʌˈtʃɔf/ noun 1. Mikhail S(ergeyevich) [mi-kahyl sur-gey-uh-vich,, mi-keyl;; Russian myi-khuh-yeel syir-gye-yi-vyich] /mɪˈkaɪl sɜrˈgeɪ ə vɪtʃ,, mɪˈkeɪl;; Russian myɪ xʌˈyil syɪrˈgyɛ yɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), born 1931, Soviet political leader: general secretary of the Communist Party 1985–91; president of the Soviet Union 1988–91; Nobel Peace Prize […]
[Serbo-Croatian. mi-hahy-law-vich] /Serbo-Croatian. mɪˈhaɪ lɔ vɪtʃ/ noun 1. Draja [drah-zhah] /ˈdrɑ ʒɑ/ (Show IPA), 1893–1946, Yugoslav military leader.