Definitions for mc-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

MC

  1. Marine Corps.

    Category: Military

  2. master of ceremonies.

    Category: Showbiz

  3. Medical Corps.

    Category: Military

  4. Member of Congress.

    Category: Government

Mc

  1. megacurie.

    Category: Physics

mc

  1. megacycle.

  2. meter-candle.

  3. millicurie.

    Category: Physics

Mc-

orMc-

  1. var. of Mac-.

    Category: Affix

Mc-

  1. a combining form, used esp. to form nonce words, with the meaning “generic; homogenized”:

    McSchools that offer no individual attention; reading McNews instead of a serious newspaper.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of Mc-:

<Mc(Donald's), chain of fast-food restaurants

Wiktionary

  1. Mc-(Prefix)

    A patronymic used to form common Irish and Scottish names, similar to the English -son.

  2. Mc-(Prefix)

    Used in combination with a non-name descriptive word to form mock names, typically as an insult.

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