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mickey

noun uk   /ˈmɪk.i/ us  

mickey noun (MAKE FUN)

take the mickey/mick (out of someone) UK informal to laugh at someone and make them seem silly, in a funny or unkind way: A group of other boys were taking the mickey out of him. She's always taking the mick - she's got no respect for the managers at all.

mickey noun (DRUG)

[C] ( also Mickey Finn) slang a drug added to a drink, especially an alcoholic drink, in order to make the person who drinks it unconscious: He must have slipped his wife a mickey.
Translations of “mickey”
in Chinese (Traditional) 取笑…
in Chinese (Simplified) 取笑…
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