Slang a person of Irish descent: often a derogatory and offensive term
Origin of mick; from Mick, nickname: see mickey
Used as a disparaging term for a person of Irish birth or descent.
Origin of mickProbably from the name Mick, nickname for Michael.
From a common Irish name Michael
(comparative more mick, superlative most mick)
- (slang) Easy.
- Geology is so mick - half the jocks are in it.
Abbreviation of Mickey Mouse.
- (slang, pejorative) An Irishman