See also: Mack and маск

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Clipping of mackerel (pimp)

NounEdit

mack (plural macks)

  1. (slang) An individual skilled in the art of seduction using verbal skills.
    She left with him; he must be a true mack.
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VerbEdit

mack (third-person singular simple present macks, present participle macking, simple past and past participle macked)

  1. (slang) To act as pimp; to pander.
    Synonyms: hustle, whore out; see also Thesaurus:pimp out
  2. (slang) To seduce or flirt with.
    • 1995, “Top Down”, in Cocktails, performed by Too Short:
      A show, a ho smashed back to the O
      Put them bitches on my beeper then pull some mo’
      Cause I bump more hoes than acne
      I guess you bitch can’t learn that you just can’t mack me
    Synonyms: entice, pick up
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Etymology 2Edit

Clipping of mackintosh

NounEdit

mack (plural macks)

  1. (Britain) A raincoat or mackintosh.
    • 1928, Lawrence R. Bourne, chapter 13, in Well Tackled![1]:
      “Nothing very special, sir. He had a mack or coat over his arm, and a trilby hat. He wore a tweed suit, sir, I think.”
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Etymology 3Edit

Blend of mast +‎ stack

NounEdit

mack (plural macks)

  1. An element of a ship's superstructure which places the function of a ship's mast on its exhaust stack, adding the skeletal supporting structure to the smokestack to support the mast's complement of functions.

Lower SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

mak +‎ -k

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mack m

  1. Oriental poppy (Papaver orientale)

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Further readingEdit

  • Muka, Arnošt (1921, 1928), “mack”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • Starosta, Manfred (1999), “mack”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

mack m

  1. obsolete typography of makk
    • 1647, “LAnte oster Kraakelund”, in Den fyrste morgonblånen, Oslo: Novus, published 1990, page 38:
      A[a]rrin kurra punde Biørckie Roet / Fadn ein vesal Mack
      The blackgame cooed beneath birch root / [and] found a small worm

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Since 1920 from the trademark MACK, the abbreviation for "Mathiasson, Andersson, Collin, Key", the owners of one of the first companies that opened gas stations in Sweden.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mack c

  1. (somewhat colloquial) gas station
    Synonyms: bensinmack, bensinstation
    Vi åker till macken och tankar lite.
    Let's go down to the gas station and get some gas.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of mack 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mack macken mackar mackarna
Genitive macks mackens mackars mackarnas

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