What does macaronic mean?

Definitions for macaronicˌmæk əˈrɒn ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. macaronic(adj)

    of or containing a mixture of Latin words and vernacular words jumbled together

    "macaronic verse"


  1. macaronic(Noun)

    A work of macaronic character.

  2. macaronic(Noun)

    A word consisting of a mix of words of two or more languages, one of which is Latin, or a non-Latin stem with a Latin ending.

  3. macaronic(Adjective)

    jumbled, mixed

  4. macaronic(Adjective)

    Written in a hodgepodge mixture of two or more languages.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Macaronic(adj)

    pertaining to, or like, macaroni (originally a dish of mixed food); hence, mixed; confused; jumbled

  2. Macaronic(adj)

    of or pertaining to the burlesque composition called macaronic; as, macaronic poetry

  3. Macaronic(noun)

    a heap of thing confusedly mixed together; a jumble

  4. Macaronic(noun)

    a kind of burlesque composition, in which the vernacular words of one or more modern languages are intermixed with genuine Latin words, and with hybrid formed by adding Latin terminations to other roots

  5. Origin: [Cf. It. maccheronico, F. macaronique.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of macaronic in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of macaronic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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Translations for macaronic

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • multlingvaEsperanto
  • espurio, macarrónico, galimatías, guirigay, bastardo, algarabíaSpanish
  • galimatias, bâtard, amphigouri, charabia, macaroniqueFrench
  • макарони́ческийRussian

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