Big Mac

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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]

Borrowing from English Big Mac.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. Big Mac

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English Big Mac.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. Big Mac

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing 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]

Borrowing from English Big Mac.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Big Mac (plural Big Macek)

  1. Big Mac

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative Big Mac Big Macek
accusative Big Macet Big Maceket
dative Big Macnek Big Maceknek
instrumental Big Mackel Big Macekkel
causal-final Big Macért Big Macekért
translative Big Macké Big Macekké
terminative Big Macig Big Macekig
essive-formal Big Macként Big Macekként
essive-modal
inessive Big Macben Big Macekben
superessive Big Macen Big Maceken
adessive Big Macnél Big Maceknél
illative Big Macbe Big Macekbe
sublative Big Macre Big Macekre
allative Big Machez Big Macekhez
elative Big Macből Big Macekből
delative Big Macről Big Macekről
ablative Big Mactől Big Macektől
Possessive forms of Big Mac
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Big Macem Big Macjeim
2nd person sing. Big Maced Big Macjeid
3rd person sing. Big Macje Big Macjei
1st person plural Big Macünk Big Macjeink
2nd person plural Big Macetek Big Macjeitek
3rd person plural Big Macjük Big Macjeik

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English Big Mac.

Noun[edit]

Big Mac m (plural Big Macs)

  1. Big Mac
  2. plural 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]

Borrowing from English Big Mac.

Noun[edit]

Big Mac (plural Big-Big Mac)

  1. Big Mac

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English Big Mac.

Noun[edit]

Big Mac m anim

  1. Big Mac

Declension[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English Big Mac.

Noun[edit]

Big Mac m (plural Big Macs)

  1. Big Mac

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /biɡˈmaɡ/, [biɣˈmaɣ]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English Big Mac.

Noun[edit]

Big Mac m, f (plural Big Macs)

  1. Big Mac