Origin: Mainly used throughout Hispanic/Latino communities.
Meaning: Utilizes the widely-known, animated entity "Mickey Mouse" to evoke a sense of cartoony fiction. Phrase as a whole used to describe "play" money, "fake" money, or lack thereof.
1: a measure of wealth to a lesser degree
2: a false measure of wealth
"I've been making mickey mouse money ever since I got fired."
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