Simple Definition of Mickey Mouse
: 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
The company is just a Mickey Mouse operation.
<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
Rhymes with mickey mouse
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