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Mickey Mouse

adjective \ˈmi-kē-ˈmas\

: not deserving to be taken seriously : having little value or importance

Full Definition of MICKEY MOUSE

1
:  too easy, small, ineffective, or unimportant to be taken seriously <Mickey Mouse courses> <a Mickey Mouse operation>
2
:  being or performing insipid or corny popular music
3
:  annoyingly petty <Mickey Mouse regulations>

Examples of MICKEY MOUSE

  1. The company is just a Mickey Mouse operation.
  2. <a woman who at town meetings insists on airing every little Mickey Mouse concern she has>

Origin of MICKEY MOUSE

Mickey Mouse, cartoon character created by Walt Disney
First Known Use: 1930

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