drop the mic

(redirected from dropped the mic)

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!
See also: drop, mic
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
We need to embrace conference tourism and ensure we have a working bidding committee that will help to grow this industry.Oh, Visit Rwanda just dropped the mic on us.
Kanye West caused a stir during his appearance Tuesday on "TMZ Live" - but it's perhaps a lesser-known show employee, Van Lathan, who dropped the mic.
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).
Then, Prince Harry looked at the camera, and, of course boome-ed and dropped the mic, as well.
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.
"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."