a Mickey Finn

a Mickey Finn

A drug that is used to incapacitate someone or render them unconscious, most often put in someone's drink without them knowing. Please be careful—it's scarily easy for someone to slip you a Mickey Finn at big parties like that. The victim of the robbery stated that the suspect had put a Mickey Finn in his drink while they were at the bar.
See also: Finn, mickey
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

Mickey (Finn)

1. n. a drink containing chloral hydrate; a drink containing a fast-acting laxative. He slipped her a Mickey Finn, but she switched glasses.
2. n. chloral hydrate as put in drinks to knock people out. There was a Mickey Finn in this drink, wasn’t there?
See also: Finn, mickey
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Apparently the Islamist movement believes the Israeli intelligence service is to "corrupt the young" by slipping them a Mickey Finn in the form of chewing gum.