Meaning of mack in English:


Pronunciation /mak/

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informal North American
  • A confident, successful man who has many sexual partners.

    • ‘Handsome Chris, a player and mack of the highest order, needs no help from me.’
    • ‘And it is not just the mack who is revived, but the women who will do anything for him, including sell their bodies.’
    • ‘He has at one time or another promoted an image of a pimp daddy mack, a dope peddler, a businessman, a political teacher, a gangsta, and a revolutionary.’
    • ‘Distinguishing himself even further from the new-school wannabes, he projected across the back wall a live, up-close feed of his fleet-fingered hands working the decks, just so you could see what a total mack he is.’
    • ‘Not that I had ever dated many girls (two to be exact), so not being a total ‘Mack’ was not a complete surprise to my parents.’


Late 19th century (in sense ‘a pimp’): shortened from mackerel ‘pimp’, or directly from French maquereau.