Mick Mick, Mickey Mickey . a person of Irish descent; -- an ethnic slur, offensive and disparaging.

Syn: Paddy. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • mickey — [mik′ē] n. [after Mickey (nickname for MICHAEL, taken as typical Irish name), slang for Irishman] [Brit. Slang] spirit; pride; brag: chiefly in the fol. phrases take the mickey to make fun; mock take the mickey out of to deflate (a person) …   English World dictionary

  • mickey — short for MICKEY FINN (Cf. Mickey Finn), 1938 …   Etymology dictionary

  • mickey — ► NOUN (take the mickey) informal, chiefly Brit. ▪ tease or ridicule someone. DERIVATIVES mickey taking noun. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • Mickey — For other words and name spelled similarly, see Mick and similar (disambiguation). Mickey is a common name, derived from Michael. The word may refer to one of the following: Contents 1 Fictional characters 2 Real people 3 Computing and technology …   Wikipedia

  • Mickey — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Représentation schématique de la tête de Mickey Mouse Mickey est un prénom anglo saxon dérivé de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mickey — Eine amerikanische Form des männlichen Vornamens Michael. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Bekannte Namensträger 1.1 Reale Personen 1.2 Fiktive Personen 2 Personen mit dem …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • MICKEY — В криптографии, MICKEY (англ. Mutual Irregular Clocking KEYstream generator)  алгоритм потокового шифрования. Существует два варианта этого алгоритма  с длиной ключа 80 бит (MICKEY) и 128 бит (MICKEY 128). Он был разработан Стивом… …   Википедия

  • Mickey — /mik ee/, n., pl. Mickeys, adj. n. 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 l.c.) Also, micky. a… …   Universalium

  • Mickey — (as used in expressions) Mantle, Mickey Mickey Charles Mantle Mickey, el ratón Rooney, Mickey Spillane, Mickey Wright, Mickey …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • MICKEY — In cryptography, MICKEY is a stream cypher algorithm designed by Steve Babbage and Matthew Dodd. It has been submitted to the eSTREAM Project of the eCRYPT network. MICKEY 128 is a stream cipher developed by Steve Babbage and Matthew Dodd. The… …   Wikipedia

  • mickey — UK [ˈmɪkɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms mickey : singular mickey plural mickeys very informal a Mickey Finn • take the mickey …   English dictionary

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