Definition of Mickey Finn noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Mickey Finn

BrE BrE//ˌmɪki ˈfɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪki ˈfɪn//
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a drink containing a drug or a lot of alcohol, given to somebody who does not realize what is in it See related entries: Addiction Word Origin1920s: of unknown origin; sometimes said to be the name of a notorious Chicago saloon keeper (c.1896–1906).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Mickey Finn