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(also mack)

noun

British informal
A mackintosh.
Example sentences
  • This can only mean that Martine McCutcheon must own a Burberry mac too, hence minus points.
  • There probably won't be a single mac or trilby hat in sight at the Novotel on Saturday, he said.
  • Because of the rain I've had to wear it with my Burberry mac, but it goes with it, so all is not lost.

Origin

Early 20th century: abbreviation.

Words that rhyme with mac

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Mac 2 Line breaks: Mac

noun

trademark
A type of personal computer.
Example sentences
  • I have been developing software for the Mac for over 20 years.
  • Lest everyone think me a Luddite, I ordered my first Mac in January 1984.
  • The appeal of a low cost Mac isn't hard to see.

Origin

1980s: from Macintosh, the brand name of a range of computers manufactured by Apple Inc.; the range was named after a variety of dessert apple (see McIntosh).

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Mac 3 Line breaks: Mac

noun

North American informal
A form of address for a man whose name is unknown to the speaker: haven’t seen you for a while, Mac
More example sentences
  • Hey Mac, you're going home!
  • Hey Mac, I need a favor!

Origin

Early 17th century (originally a form of address to a Scotsman): from Mac-, a patronymic prefix in many Scots and Irish surnames.

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mac 4 Syllabification: mac

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

informal
Macaroni: his daily yearning for mac and cheese
More example sentences
  • Even mac 'n' cheese has gained new dignity.
  • Just what I expected - a good-tasting chili mac.
  • Happy hunting and remember that sometimes there really is no replacement for mac and cheese.

Origin

1930s: abbreviation.

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