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 in a sentence
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 and Etymology of mickey mouse
Mickey Mouse, cartoon character created by Walt Disney
First Known Use: 1930
MICKEY MOUSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of Mickey Mouse for English Language Learners
: not deserving to be taken seriously : having little value or importance
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