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  1. McMansion(Noun)

    A large, imposing and ostentatious house that lacks architectural integrity

  2. Origin: By analogy with McJob


  1. McMansion

    In American suburban communities, McMansion is a pejorative for a type of large, new luxury house which is judged to be incongruous for its neighborhood. Alternately, a McMansion can be a large, new house in a sub-division of similarly large houses, which all seem mass produced and lacking distinguishing characteristics, as well as at variance with the traditional local architecture. The neologism "McMansion" seems to have been coined sometime in the early 1980s. It appeared in the Los Angeles Times in 1990 and the New York Times in 1998. Related terms include "Persian palace", "garage Mahal", "starter castle", and "Hummer house." An example of a McWord, "McMansion" associates the generic quality of these luxury homes with that of mass-produced fast food meals by evoking the McDonald's restaurant chain.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mcmansion in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mcmansion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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