noun, plural M's or Ms, m's or ms.
Origin of Mac-
Origin of m.1
Origin of m.2
Origin of M.1
Origin of mu
Examples from the Web for m
Contemporary Examples of m
“I´m now writing to you from goat heaven,” he lamented on the blog he maintains.Sweden’s Burning Christmas Goat
December 25, 2014
A third cabinet member used public funds to pay in an S & M bar.Japan’s Nasty Nazi-ish Elections
December 12, 2014
“[M]any a headband was soon stained red,” noted a TIME cover story from 1964.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis
November 23, 2014
He tells us that “[m]id-December in New York City is magical.”Andrew Cuomo Ignores Rural New York
November 8, 2014
Perhaps that S M bar trip was actually a useful political lesson after all.‘Whip it!’ Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s Cabinet Of Horrors
October 24, 2014
Historical Examples of m
The Syrians added to it an m, thus giving it a participial form.The Babylonian Legends of the Creation
There was the tram line, if m'sieur did not care to take a fiacre.The Black Bag
Louis Joseph Vance
I can't keep my mind on m' fishing—just wondering what the deuce he's after.
We-e-ell, yuh see, m' son, it's my business to mind other people's business!
"You're across the dead line, m' son," said Stanley, with lazy significance.
noun plural m's, M's or Ms
- mature audience (used to describe a category of film certified as suitable for viewing by anyone over the age of 15)
- (as modifier)an M film
Word Origin for M.
the internet domain name for
Mc- or M'-
Word Origin for Mac-
13th letter, from Greek mu, from Semitic mem. The Roman symbol for 1,000; sometimes used in this sense in English 15c.-16c.; but in late 20c. newspaper headlines it stands for million. As a thickness of type, from 1680s.
common element in Scottish and Irish names, from Old Celtic *makko-s "son." Cognate root *makwos "son" produced Old Welsh map, Welsh mab, ap "son;" also probably cognate with Old English mago "son, attendant, servant," Old Norse mögr "son," Gothic magus "boy, servant," Old English mægð "maid" (see maiden).