Mickey Mouse

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adjective \ˈmi-kē-ˈmau̇s\

Definition of Mickey Mouse

  1. 1 :  too easy, small, ineffective, or unimportant to be taken seriously <Mickey Mouse courses> <a Mickey Mouse operation>

  2. 2 :  being or performing insipid or corny popular music

  3. 3 :  annoyingly petty <Mickey Mouse regulations>

Examples of mickey mouse in a sentence

  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 and Etymology of mickey mouse

Mickey Mouse, cartoon character created by Walt Disney


First Known Use: 1930


MICKEY MOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

Mickey Mouse

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adjective \ˈmi-kē-ˈmau̇s\

Definition of Mickey Mouse for English Language Learners

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


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