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See also: Mickey
- (potato): From the common Irish name; compare murphy (“a potato”).
- (computer mouse resolution): An allusion to the cartoon character Mickey Mouse.
mickey (plural mickeys)
- (chiefly Canada, informal) A small bottle of liquor, holding 375 ml or 13 oz., typically shaped to fit in one's pocket. [from the 1910s]
- While you're at the liquor store, get a mickey of rye?
- (US, slang) A Mickey Finn; a beverage, usually alcoholic, that has been drugged. [from the 1930s]
- I slipped him a mickey.
- (US, slang, obsolete) An Irish person. [from the 1850s]
- (US, slang, dated, Depression Era) A potato. [from the 1930s]
- We roasted mickeys over a fire with two-foot sticks.
- (chiefly Ireland, informal) The penis. [from the 1900s]
- He fell off the bike and injured his mickey.
- 2004, “Take a Toast”, in The Love Never Dies, performed by Paperboy et al.:
- Five Fingers rapped around my mickey, being /ke/[??]
Smokin on this dickey in the Fifty /se/[??], and shift
- (Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, informal) The vagina. [from the early 1900s]
- (Australia, informal) A well-known honeyeater, the Noisy Miner, Manorina melanocephala, of eastern Australia. [from the 1910s]
- (rural Australia, informal) A young bull, especially one that is unbranded and running wild. [from the 1860s]
- (Cockney rhyming slang) piss, shortened and more commonly used form of Mickey Bliss.
- (computing) The resolution of a mouse: the smallest measurable distance it can move the cursor, used as a unit of length.
mickey (third-person singular simple present mickeys, present participle mickeying, simple past and past participle mickeyed)
- To secretly slip drugs into somebody's drink.
- See take the mickey
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