Big Mac

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See also: Big Mäc

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

big and the patronymic Mac (from the Mc in McDonald's).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Big Mac (plural Big Macs)

  1. A hamburger from the fast food company McDonald's, served on a three-part bun with various condiments.
    • 1980, Tom Lorenz, Guys Like Us, Viking Press, page 1:
      On his thirtieth birthday Buddy Barnes received a reindeer sweater and a ten-dollar bill from his mom, as well as the following gifts from the Sticks: two Big Mac certificates, a package of ribbed prophylactics, three pairs of toe socks, a bottle of Wild Turkey, [...].
    • 2001, Bjørn Lomborg, The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World, Cambridge University Press, page 73:
      In a light-hearted vein, the weekly news magazine The Economist has tested the PPP index by producing its own Big Mac index. This shows how much a standardized product such as a Big Mac costs in different countries and the result is actually surprisingly close to the PPP index.
    • 2003, Arthur Agatston, The South Beach Diet: The Delicious, Doctor-Designed, Foolproof Plan for Fast and Healthy Weight Management Rodale, page 144:
      I've heard my patients talk about exercising to "burn off the Big Mac" they ate for lunch or for that key lime pie they demolished last night. However, this type of reasoning isn't all that compelling if you sit down and work out the math. You must walk more than 6 miles—well over an hour—to burn off a Big Mac.
    • 2006, Dr. Calvin Miller, The Dogs of Snoqualmie, Broadman & Holman Publishers, page 12:
      But when he comes back, he'll come home from work with a poisoned Big Mac and try to do me in.

Translations[edit]


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Big Mac.

Noun[edit]

Big Mac c (singular definite Big Macen, plural indefinite Big Macer)

  1. Big Mac

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Big Mac.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Big Mac m (plural Big Macs, diminutive Big Macje n)

  1. Big Mac

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Big Mac.

Noun[edit]

Big Mac m (plural Big Macs)

  1. Big Mac

German[edit]

Noun[edit]

Big Mac m (genitive Big Mac or Big Macs, plural Big Macs)

  1. Alternative form of Big Mäc

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Big Mac.

Noun[edit]

Big Mac (plural Big Macek)

  1. Big Mac

Declension[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Big Mac.

Noun[edit]

Big Mac m (plural Big Macs)

  1. Big Mac
  2. plural form of Big Mac

Usage notes[edit]

The plural may either be Big Mac or Big Macs depending on whether it is treated as an invariable noun or not.


Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Big Mac.

Noun[edit]

Big Mac

  1. Big Mac

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Big Mac.

Noun[edit]

Big Mac m

  1. Big Mac

Declension[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Big Mac.

Noun[edit]

Big Mac m (plural Big Macs)

  1. Big Mac

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Big Mac.

Noun[edit]

Big Mac m, f (plural Big Macs)

  1. Big Mac