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Meaning of MIC DROP

What Does MIC DROP Mean?

A MIC DROP is the theatrical gesture of dropping a handheld microphone at the end of a speech to mark the end of the speech. A MIC DROP effectively says "that's all from me" or "that is end of this conversation".

The following clip (known as "Obama Out") is the best example of a MIC DROP. It shows the President of the United States (POTUS) ending a speech with a MIC DROP as he closes an end-of-dinner speech at the 2016 White House Correspondents Dinner.

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Definition for MIC DROP

A MIC DROP usually denotes "that's all from me". This is the most common definition for MIC DROP on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about MIC DROP:

Definition:That's All from Me
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When I write MIC DROP, I mean this:

meaning of MIC DROP
A MIC DROP is a theatrical way of ending a speech.

Examples of MIC DROP in Sentences

Here is an example of MIC DROP being used in a conversation:
  • Jack: I've explained why I'm not going to university today, and that's final. MIC DROP
  • Jill: Okay, I'll see you this evening.

An Academic Look at MIC DROP

The term MIC DROP is a noun. More specifically, MIC DROP is compound noun made up of a noun (MIC) and another noun (DROP). Like many compound nouns of this structure (e.g., inkjet, snowball, paperclip), it can also be written as one word. The hyphenated version (MIC-DROP) is also common.

A Text with MIC DROP

Using MIC DROP on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)


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