American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Informal A roasted potato.
- n. Canadian Slang A small bottle of liquor, shaped to fit in a pocket.
- n. Slang A Mickey Finn.
- idiom. take the mickey out of Chiefly British To tease or mock (someone).
- n. informal A small bottle of liquor, holding 375 ml or 13 oz., typically shaped to fit in one's pocket.
- n. slang A Mickey Finn; a beverage, usually alcoholic, that has been drugged.
- n. slang American depression era term for a potato as in a "roasted mickey".
- n. Cockney rhyming slang piss, shortened and more commonly used form of Mickey Bliss.
- Perhaps from mick. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I think "mickey" is New Zealander for "syringe filled with homeless junky vomit and yoohoo”
“Without ACORN busing in mickey mouse and registering dead people to vote the democrats will have a very tough time in 2010.”
“Without ACORN busing in mickey mouse and registering dead people to vote the democrats will have a very tough time in 2010”
“One mickey is equal to the smallest detectable amount that a computer mouse can move.”
“Some of my cronies complain about felt recoil from my .35 Whelen when I slip them a "mickey" of a 250 grain bullet.”
“My four year old was looking at these with me - and she did not say "mickey" once!”
“I looked at maps of their operations in Arizona and Carlsbad online and they look kind of mickey mouse.”
“Sometimes we were lucky enough to get a "mickey" (a fire roasted potato) for everyone of the "gang".”
“I also think that Morrison was only able to get away with the title because Americans do not realise that "mickey" is a slang term for a man's instrument.”
“In the TV commercial they do show mom making fried eggs in some kind of mickey mold, but no word if that is included with the eggs.”
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Inspired by gangerh's extremely addictive list songbirds, this is the same type list, but for male names. Same rules apply:
Names of boys in song titles. Not in the lyrics, just in the title...
Alle Menschen werden Brüder - sooner or later? Derogatory terms for anybody different.
birds with singular names from
at least 9 English dictionaries
Given names that were acceptable for play the last time I checked the OWL.
Words known to Canadians. These may not be understood by other North Americans, eh?
Unusual, arcane, or obscure units of measure
I have a sizable collection of fiddle- and banjo-shaped bottles. Some quite old, others not so old.
gleaned from the interweb
Looking for tweets for mickey.