Definition of pakamac in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ˈpakəmak/
(also trademarkpacamac)


A kind of lightweight plastic raincoat that can be folded up into a small pack when not required.
Example sentences
  • The Pacamac was in vogue in the 1960s.
  • The pacamac is attached to a small case made of the suitcase material into which it folds for storage.


1950s: phonetic respelling of pack a mac.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: paka|mac

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.