mac

noun \ ˈmak \
variants: or

Definition of mac

British

Examples of mac in a Sentence

  1. I'm glad the little nipper remembered his mac today, because it's supposed to rain.

Recent Examples of mac from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'mac.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of mac

1901

mac Synonyms

Synonyms
raincoat (or mack) [British], mackintosh (also macintosh) [chiefly British], oilskin, slicker, waterproof [chiefly British]
Related Words
rain gear, rainwear; poncho, sou'wester, trench, trench coat

1

Mac

noun \ ˈmak \

Definition of Mac

:fellow used informally to address a man whose name is not known

Recent Examples of mac from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'Mac.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

Origin and Etymology of mac

Mac-, Mc-, patronymic prefix in Scottish and Irish surnames


2

Mac

abbreviation

Definition of Mac

Machabees

3

Mac

abbreviation
variants: or Macc

Definition of Mac

Maccabees

MAC

abbreviation

Definition of MAC

military airlift command

Other Aeronautics/Aerospace Terms


MAC Defined for English Language Learners

Mac

noun

Definition of Mac for English Language Learners

  • —used to speak to a man who you do not know


Medical Dictionary

mac

abbreviation

medical Definition of mac

macerate

MAC

abbreviation

medical Definition of MAC

1 maximum allowable concentration
2 Mycobacterium avium complex

Learn More about mac


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

WORD OF THE DAY

pleasing or sweet sound

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Forms of Government Quiz

  • knupfer-painting-solon-before-croesus
  • A gerontocracy is rule by:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

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!