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mickey

1, micky
Austral informal a young bull, esp one that is wild and unbranded

mickey

2
Canadian a liquor bottle of 0.375 litre capacity, flat on one side and curved on the other to fit into a pocket

mickey

(unit, humour)
The unit of resolution of mouse movement.

It has been suggested that the "disney" will become a benchmark unit for animation graphics performance.

mickey

A unit of mouse movement typically set at 1/200th of an inch.
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Rory made his living taking the mickey out of politicians and the royal family.
NEW Stirling boss John O'Neill has slammed those who are taking the mickey out of their player try-outs and is hopeful they can unearth a hidden gem.
Most texters were taking the mickey out of the fact that McLeish, a hard Scotsman, was wrapped in a giant tartan blanket.
We are very, very cliquey and parochial in Liverpool and all the lads were taking the mickey as well, as we all do, but they were rooting for Everton.
COMEDIAN Oliver Callan's first discovered he had a talent for making people laugh after taking the mickey out of his neighbour as a child.
Stop taking the mickey out of Coventry's bus users and give the growing city the bus services it needs.
Alas, Servis was taking the mickey out of radio host Angeli Cataldi, who last year had been critical of the early retirement of Smarty Jones.
Royle Family star Ralf Little has told how he fluffed his chance to work with Oscar winner Tom Hanks (pictured above) - by taking the mickey out of his beard.
But apparently he thought I was taking the mickey and rejected it.
Sir, - We refer to the recent Gemini cartoon (pictured above) and must advise you that we are utterly fed up of you media and politicians taking the mickey out of us poodles.
But nearer to home, another Kim is a bit upset himself about people taking the mickey out of his hairdo.
After coming third in the 800 metres freestyle Rebecca said: "I always wanted to do Strictly but I can't dance and everybody would be taking the mickey.

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