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Mick (mɪk Pronunciation for Mick or Mickey (ˈmɪkɪ Pronunciation for Mickey



  1. (sometimes not capital) (derogatory) a slang name for an Irishman or a Roman Catholic
  2. (Australian) the tails side of a coin

Word Origin

C19: from the nickname for Michael

Example Sentences Including 'Mick'

Banks, Winsome and Mick were in the largest, most comfortable interview room.
Peter Robinson AFTERMATH (2001)
Barry Simpson, Ogden's racing manager, said:'It's disappointing for Mick.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
He might have tried to get a little closer to it than Mick.
Keane, Molly & Phipps, Sally Molly Keane's Ireland
He wanted to know what had happened to Leanne Wray far more than he cared about Mick Blair's discomfort.
Peter Robinson AFTERMATH (2001)
He wrote to Mick Jagger and negotiated with the band's management asking them to come to the country.
NME (New Musical Express) (2002)
In the meantime, I want you to think about two things while you're in the cells for the night, Mick.
Peter Robinson AFTERMATH (2001)
John Part produced an impressive display to clinch a 4-2 win over Mick Manning.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
Sitting in the back seat, I could see there was a car in hot pursuit, but Mick was a right man to drive.
Irish Times (2002)
The South West Inner City Network presented the dream of Mick McCarthy's team winning the World Cup in June.
Irish Times (2002)


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