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Definitions of mac

mac or mack (mæk )

Definitions

noun

  1. (British, informal) short for mackintosh (sense 1, mackintosh (sense 3

Mac1  (mæk

Definitions

noun

  1. (mainly US & Canadian) an informal term of address to a man

Word Origin

C20: abstracted from Mac-, prefix of Scottish surnames

Mac2  (mæk

Definitions

noun

  1. (informal) a Macintosh personal computer

MAC

Definitions

abbreviation for

  1. multiplexed analogue component: a transmission coding system for colour television using satellite broadcasting

Mac- or Mc- or M'-

Definitions

prefix

  1. (in surnames of Scottish or Irish Gaelic origin) son of   ⇒ MacDonald,   ⇒ MacNeice

Word Origin

from Goidelic mac son of; compare Welsh mab, Cornish mab

Mac.

Definitions

abbreviation for

  1. Maccabees (books of the Apocrypha)

Translations for 'mac'

  • British English: mac A mac is a raincoat, especially one made from a particular kind of waterproof cloth.mæk NOUN
  • Arabic: مِعْطَفٌ وَاْقِ مِنَ الْـمَطَرِ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: capa impermeável
  • Chinese: 马金托什雨衣
  • Croatian: kišni ogrtač
  • Czech: plášťenka
  • Danish: regnfrakke
  • Dutch: regenjas
  • European Spanish: impermeable
  • Finnish: sadetakki
  • French: imperméable
  • German: Regenmantel Regenmäntel
  • Greek: αδιάβροχο
  • Italian: impermeabile
  • Japanese: レインコート
  • Korean: 레인코트
  • Norwegian: regnkappe
  • Polish: płaszcz nieprzemakalny
  • Portuguese: capa impermeável
  • Romanian: pelerină de ploaie pardesie
  • Russian: макинтош
  • Spanish: impermeable
  • Swedish: regnrock
  • Thai: ตัวย่อของเสื้อคลุมกันฝน
  • Turkish: yağmurluk
  • Ukrainian: макінтош
  • Vietnamese: áo mưa

Example Sentences Including 'mac'

Bagado's head came out of the wreckage of his blue mac like a tortoise that's caught a whiff of spring.
Robert Wilson BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
Bagado upright in a chair, his mac rucked up on his shoulders, his head still, listening.
Robert Wilson BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
He was standing in his door in the blue mac looking agitated.
Robert Wilson BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)

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