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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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"Here," Alice said, tugging me toward the double doors of a chalk-white and very official-looking building, like maybe the place where Mickey Mouse planned all the parades and stuff.
Mixed in with gap-toothed combs and nonmatching cufflinks and broken-winged sunglasses and squeezed-out tubes of various lotions and ointments were worn-looking brass knuckles, a red domino mask, a Mickey Mouse mask, a ski mask, three right-handed rubber gloves, a false mustache mounted on a white card in a clear plastic bag, a sprinkling of subway slugs, and as advertised, a pair of chrome handcuffs with the key in the lock.
Ask anyone of my generation to sing you the words to “The Mickey Mouse Club Song” and see how many on the verge of senility can spout the entire rhythmic banality — hopefully with a proper modicum of embarrassment.
"Well, starting with the fifties, you know, Howdy Doody, The Mickey Mouse Club, all the way to The Simpsons and South Park —"
Mickey Mouse Goes to Haiti National Labor Committee, 49, 50
This was six years before the New York–based National Labor Committee released its 1996 film Mickey Mouse Goes to Haiti, exposing the hardships these workers face, but the plight of garment workers was already getting international attention and some of the women were nervous about speaking freely.
Mickey Mouse stuff clouted, right near Cormier and Joredco.
Stella laid on the charm with the staff, showing off her purse and demo-ing the little plastic Mickey Mouse cell phone she had tucked inside.