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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


slang A generic, possibly rude term of address for someone one does not know, especially a man. Sometimes uncapitalized. Hey, Mac, can you tell me where the nearest post office is? Look, mac, either you get out of my way right now, or I clock you in the jaw!


1. noun, slang Someone who procures customers for a prostitute; a pimp. You try to leave without paying, and my mack will hunt you down and cut you up. The girls banded together and beat the mack to within an inch of his life, leaving him bleeding on the doorstep of the police station with four ounces of cocaine in his jacket.
2. noun, slang One's ability to seduce or sexually proposition someone. Used especially in the phrase "get (one's) mack on." I was trying to get my mack on with Samantha when you came over talking about video games and junk! The other girls and I all got ready in our hotel room, each of us looking to find some hot guys and get our mack on.
3. verb, slang To attempt to seduce or sexually proposition someone. Typically followed by "on (someone)." Look at John trying to mack on those girls at the bar—he's at least twice their age! I asked Jeff if he wants to come play soccer with us, but all he wants to do is go mack on girls at the mall.

mack out

slang To improve the performance or appearance of something by customizing it with new components or decorations. A noun or pronoun can be used between "mack" and "out." I bought a car for less than $2,000, then macked it out with speakers, new tires, and a sick paint job. The company urges people to bring in their old, beat-up computers and let their team of engineers mack out the old machines, rather than throw them away and buy brand new ones.
See also: mack, out
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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

mac out

in. to overeat, especially the type of food served at McDonald’s fast-food restaurants. (see also blimp out, pig out, pork out, scarf out.) I’ve been in Europe for a month, and I just want to get home and mac out.
See also: mac, out


n. a generic name for a man. (Also a term of address.) Look, Mac, you want to make some big money?


See Mack


n. a pimp. (From mackerel, a form of which once had the meaning “broker.”) This gal’s mack was slapping her silly when the police came.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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