Mickey Finn

noun
Mick·​ey Finn | \ ˌmi-kē-ˈfin How to pronounce Mickey Finn (audio) \

Definition of Mickey Finn

: a drink of liquor doctored with a purgative or a drug

First Known Use of Mickey Finn

1918, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Mickey Finn

probably from Mickey (Michael) Finn flourished 1903 American saloon keeper who allegedly drugged his customers

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The first known use of Mickey Finn was in 1918

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“Mickey Finn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mickey%20Finn. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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Mickey Finn

noun
\ ˌmik-ē-ˈfin How to pronounce Mickey Finn (audio) \

Medical Definition of Mickey Finn

: a drink of liquor doctored with a purgative or a drug

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