Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


Chinese (Traditional) translation of “mickey”


noun (MAKE FUN)
take the mickey/mick (out of someone) UK informal to laugh at someone and make them seem silly, by copying their behaviour or tricking them 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.
Mocking and taunting
(Definition of mickey noun (MAKE FUN) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Mocking and taunting, but you might be interested in these topics from the Using the mind topic area:

Definitions of “mickey” in English

Translations of “mickey” in other languages

Word of the Day


a journey on a large ship for pleasure, during which you visit several places

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More