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WAAC

or W.A.A.C.

[wak]
noun
  1. U.S. Military.
    1. Women's Army Auxiliary Corps: founded during World War II.
    2. a member of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps.Compare Wac.
  2. British.
    1. Women's Army Auxiliary Corps: founded in 1917.
    2. a member of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps.Compare WRAC.
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Origin of WAAC

1942 for def 1
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Examples from the Web for waac

Historical Examples

  • They "answer," as the rest of the Waac machinery does, extremely well.

    The Sword of Deborah

    F. Tennyson Jesse

  • And the spirit of the Waac—the khaki girl—is the spirit of her brother.

    Women and War Work

    Helen Fraser

  • Our last maid left us to be a Waac and has not been seen since in the precincts of domestic servitude.

  • Every Waac who goes to France is like the pawn who attains the top of the chessboard and is exchanged for a more valuable piece.

    The Sword of Deborah

    F. Tennyson Jesse

  • And the Waac officers, of course, have their own private rooms, though the girls sleep in dormitories.

    The Sword of Deborah

    F. Tennyson Jesse


British Dictionary definitions for waac

WAAC

n acronym for (formerly)
  1. Women's Army Auxiliary Corps
  2. Also called: waac a member of this corps
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