drop the mic

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drop the mic

1. To dramatically drop one's microphone (or, often, to mimic such a motion) after a particularly decisive or impressive performance, action, or statement. Did you see him drop the mic after that rap battle?
2. By extension, to perform a decisive or impressive action. Dude just dropped the mic with that dunk!
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She wrote: "The fact he kept his fans waiting 4 hours - sang on stage for all of 11 mins - dropped the mic and walked off.
With his retirement, John Robinson has dropped the mic, but he left me the keys to the Office of Civil Rights (S/OCR).
Vinco Staples, the hottest up-and-coming rapper around, performed for a crowd of psyched party guests, and then dropped the mic after making an on-point joke about Meek Mill, Nioki Minaj, and Drake.
Gosling, 34, responded by blushing and hiding his face in embarrassment, and when Del Toro teased him for finally saying "Hey Girl" while telling a story about never having said the phrase, Gosling dropped the mic, joking he was done.
I dropped the mic on the floor and ran off the stage, straight into a pillar, then fell down a staircase, all on film, of course because the cameras were following me.