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McCoy

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noun Mc·Coy \mə-ˈkȯi\

Definition of McCoy

  1. :  something that is neither imitation nor substitute —often used in the phrase the real McCoy



Origin and Etymology of mccoy

alteration of Mackay (in the phrase the real Mackay), of unknown origin


First Known Use: 1922



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