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mickey (plural mickeys)

  1. (chiefly Canada, informal) A small bottle of liquor, holding 375 ml or 13 oz., typically shaped to fit in one's pocket.
    • While you're at the liquor store, can you pick up another mickey of rye?
  2. (US, slang) A Mickey Finn; a beverage, usually alcoholic, that has been drugged.
  3. (US, slang) American depression era term for a potato as in a "roasted mickey".
    • We roasted mickeys over a fire with two foot sticks.
  4. (chiefly Ireland, informal) The penis.
    • He fell off the bike and injured his mickey.
  5. (Cockney rhyming slang) piss, shortened and more commonly used form of Mickey Bliss.
  6. (computing) The resolution of a mouse, used as a unit of length.


mickey (third-person singular simple present mickeys, present participle mickeying, simple past and past participle mickeyed)

  1. To secretly slip drugs somebody's drink.
    • 1951, The Scented Flesh, page 46:
      Sam said he hadn't mickeyed me.
    • 1994, Dana Stabenow, A Cold-Blooded Business, ↑ISBN, page 202:
      You mickeyed my drink, didn't you?.
    • 2005, Wildwood Road, ↑ISBN, page 65:
      No question now, as far as she was concerned, that someone had mickeyed his beer.

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