Macdonald

biographical name (1)
Mac·​don·​ald | \ mək-ˈdä-nᵊld How to pronounce Macdonald (audio) \

Definition of Macdonald

 (Entry 1 of 3)

George 1824–1905 Scottish novelist and poet

Macdonald

biographical name (2)

Definition of Macdonald (Entry 2 of 3)

Sir John Alexander 1815–1891 Canadian statesman; 1st prime minister of Dominion of Canada (1867–73; 1878–91)

MacDonald

biographical name (3)
Mac·​Don·​ald | \ mək-ˈdä-nᵊld How to pronounce MacDonald (audio) \

Definition of MacDonald (Entry 3 of 3)

(James) Ramsay 1866–1937 British statesman; prime minister (1924; 1929–31; 1931–35)

Comments on Macdonald

What made you want to look up Macdonald? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

characterized by aphorism

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!