An example of a mac is a British rain jacket.
An example of a mac is a teenage boy who delivers your pizza.
Have you got a light, Mac?
Other Word Forms
Origin of mac
- < Ir & Gael mac, son < OCelt *makkos, akin to *makwos, son > OWelsh map, Welsh mab, ap, son: see maiden
From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
- From Mac- a common prefix in Scottish and Irish surnames
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Informal diminutive of Macintosh, later adopted by Apple as a trademark.
- Shortened from mackintosh
- Shortened from macaroni