Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric

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Synonyms of Mac

macintosh, mack, mackintosh

Alternate forms of Mac

Hyponyms: oilskin, slicker

Hypernyms: raincoat, waterproof

Origin of the word Mac

  1. casual, generic term of address for a man, 1928, from Ir. & Gaelic mac, from O.Celt. *makko-s "son;" a common prefix in Scottish and Irish names, hence, used generally from early 19c. for a Celtic Irishman. Cognate root *makwos "son" produced O.Welsh map, Welsh mab, ap "son;" also probably cognate with O.E. mago "son, attendant, servant… more

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