- • Rhyming Slang for piss (urinate). Thus, when someone is described as 'taking the Mickey', they are taking the piss, i.e.. mocking. Also sometimes changed to 'taking the Michael'.
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Mickey Bliss * — Noun. 1. Rhyming slang on piss and mainly heard in the expression take the mickey ( take the piss ), meaning to ridicule. See take the mickey . 2. Occasionally also an act of urination. Rhyming slang on piss . See piss … English slang and colloquialisms
Mickey Bliss — Cockney Rhyming Slang Piss (Make fun of) He s always taking the mickey out of someone … English dialects glossary
Mickey Bliss — noun piss … Wiktionary
mickey (finn) — n a soporific or stupefying drug adminis tered to a person without their knowl edge. The word was first recorded in the USA in the early 20th century. It may derive from the name of a real individ ual or from a generic (probably seafar ers ) term … Contemporary slang
mickey — I. /ˈmɪki/ (say mikee) noun → micky1. II. /ˈmɪki/ (say mikee) noun → micky2. III. /ˈmɪki/ (say mikee) noun … Australian English dictionary
take the mickey — vb British to mock, deride, poke fun at. These expressions are milder versions of take the piss. Unbeknownst to most users, they employ rhyming slang; Mickey is short for a mythical Mickey Bliss , pro viding the rhyme for piss. Michael is a… … Contemporary slang
take the mick/mickey/michael — vb British to mock, deride, poke fun at. These expressions are milder versions of take the piss. Unbeknownst to most users, they employ rhyming slang; Mickey is short for a mythical Mickey Bliss , pro viding the rhyme for piss. Michael is a… … Contemporary slang
take the mickey (out of someone) — Vrb phrs. To tease, to ridicule. Also shortened to take the mick. An abbreviated form of the Cockney rhyming slang take the mickey bliss, meaning take the piss . E.g. Stop taking the mickey out of Billy, he s very sensitive and you re upsetting… … English slang and colloquialisms
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Taking the piss — To take the piss is a British slang expression meaning to tease or ridicule. Take the mickey (or variations) are euphemistic ways of conveying this expression where the word piss may be vulgar. UsageThe term sometimes refers to a form of mockery… … Wikipedia