Definition of macaronic
1 : characterized by a mixture of vernacular words with Latin words or with non-Latin words having Latin endings
2 : characterized by a mixture of two languages
Origin of macaronic
New Latin macaronicus, from Italian dialect maccarone macaroni
First Known Use: 1638
Rhymes with macaronic
catatonic, cosmogonic, diachronic, diatonic, disharmonic, electronic, embryonic, epigonic, hegemonic, histrionic, homophonic, Housatonic, hypersonic, infrasonic, inharmonic, isotonic, megaphonic, microphonic, monophonic, monotonic, nonionic, nucleonic, pentatonic, pharaonic, philharmonic, plate-tectonic, polyphonic, quadraphonic, semitonic, skeletonic, Solomonic, supersonic, supertonic, telephonic, thermionic, ultrasonic
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