mackintosh

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noun mack·in·tosh \ ˈma-kən-ˌtäsh \
variants: or less commonly macintosh

Definition of mackintosh

1 chiefly British :raincoat
2 :a lightweight waterproof fabric originally of rubberized cotton

Examples of mackintosh in a Sentence

  1. be sure to wear a mackintosh while hiking over the misty mountains of England's Lake District

Origin and Etymology of mackintosh

Charles Macintosh †1843 Scottish chemist & inventor

mackintosh Synonyms

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


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