mack

1
[ mak ]
/ mæk /
Slang.

noun

a pimp.

verb (used without object)

to flirt with or make sexual advances toward someone (often followed by on): They spend their nights macking on the ladies.

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Origin of mack

1
1885–90; by shortening of mackerel pimp <Middle French; see mackerel

Definition for mack (2 of 3)

mack2
[ mak ]
/ mæk /

noun Informal.

Definition for mack (3 of 3)

Mack
[ mak ]
/ mæk /

noun

Con·nie [kon-ee], /ˈkɒn i/, Cornelius McGillicuddy, 1862–1956, U.S. baseball player and manager.
a male given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for mack (1 of 2)

mack1
/ (mæk) /

noun

British informal a variant spelling of mac short for mackintosh (def. 1), mackintosh (def. 3)

British Dictionary definitions for mack (2 of 2)

mack2
/ (mæk) /

noun

slang a pimp

Word Origin for mack

C19: shortened from obsolete mackerel, from Old French, of uncertain origin
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