Big Mac attack

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Big Mac attack

A craving for a Big Mac sandwich from McDonald's. The phrase gained popularity through its use in commercials. Let's go to McDonald's for dinner—I'm having a real Big Mac attack.
See also: attack, big, mac

Big Mac attack

n. a sudden and desperate need for a Big Mac sandwich, a product of the McDonald’s restaurant chain. (Big Mac is a protected trade name of McDonald’s.) I feel a Big Mac attack coming on!
See also: attack, big, mac
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He looked at his girlfriend Stacy Keibler and said, 'You're not going to believe this, but I'm having a Big Mac attack!'
He hits Mickey D's after school--you get a Big Mac attack. How can you tell how much is too much?
For European Big Mac aficionados, this should have made it easier to determine the best place to have a Big Mac attack. Unfortunately for the study of burgernomics, it is not possible to determine if the existence of euro pricing has led to convergence, because starting with the 2002 survey The Economist no longer reports prices for individual euro area countries.