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Mickey Mouse

adjective [before noun] uk   informal disapproving us  
used to describe something such as an organization, machine, or course of study that you think is not as good or serious as it should be: He works for some Mickey Mouse outfit (= company) in Oklahoma.
Translations of “Mickey Mouse”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不夠好的,不夠正規的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不够好的,不够正规的…
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