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mic Line breaks: mic

Definition of mic in English:

noun

informal
A microphone.
Example sentences
  • For the 8-tracks, Botnick had two mics out in the hall, two vocal mics, two guitar mics, a bass mic and a drum track.
  • Lavelier mics are small microphones usually no bigger than the tip of your little finger.
  • A roadie ran on with another mic so then I was holding two mics taped together and I wasn't really sure which one to sing into.

Origin

1960s: abbreviation; compare with mike1.

Words that rhyme with mic

alike, bike, haik, hike, like, mike, mislike, pike, psych, psyche, shrike, spike, strike, trike, tyke, Van Dyck, vandyke

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