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- proper n. The most famous Disney character, an anthropomorphic mouse.
- adj. Of an item of dubious quality.
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- n. a fictional mouse created in animated film strips by Walt Disney
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She didn't name names, but Maria Sharpova's shrieks have been compared with a pneumatic drill, and Victoria Azarenka has been described as "Mickey Mouse in distress."
The ID had Mickey Mouse as the photo and his name Mickey Mouse - Poor kid was misdirected by the oak leafs on the officer's shoulder. by Anonymous Coward - Oct 26th, 2008 @ 12: 42am
The tiny, endangered rodent is known as the Mickey Mouse of the desert due to its large ears.
The tiny, endangered rodent is known as the Mickey Mouse of the desert due to its large ears; kind of cute.
It was the worst sexual assault incident in Academy history and had come to be known as the Mickey Mouse rape.
They dropped Prestone and chains, parkas that covered you to your ankles and thermal rubber boots we called Mickey Mouse boots. "
From the sound of it, there'd been a fault in the "mouse" worn by one of the plane directors, the distinctive earphone headset also affectionately called a Mickey Mouse, and the director hadn't noticed yet that he was off the air.
The damage control party chief was using one of the radio helmets called a Mickey Mouse for obvious reasons.
Originally a producer of short, black and white movie cartoons featuring a rodent with human characteristic called Mickey Mouse, the firm quickly became profitable and expanded into new areas, including full-length animated feature films, the merchandising of its cartoon characters and eventually television, documentary film and what has come to be called Theme Parks - Disneyland and Disney World.
[Here is an article in Pictorial Review, Oct. 1935, with a brief biography of Donald Duck, described as Mickey Mouse's enemy.]
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