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maccaboy

mac·ca·boy
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [mak-uh-boi]
    • /ˈmæk əˌbɔɪ/
    • /mˈakəbˌɔɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [mak-uh-boi]
    • /ˈmæk əˌbɔɪ/

Definitions of maccaboy word

  • noun maccaboy a kind of snuff, usually rose-scented. 1
  • noun maccaboy a dark rose-scented snuff 0
  • noun maccaboy a kind of snuff, usually rose-scented 0
  • noun maccaboy A type of rose-scented snuff. 0

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Origin of maccaboy

First appearance:

before 1730
One of the 48% newest English words
1730-40; earlier macabao, macauba, mac(c)ouba < French macouba a kind of aromatic tobacco; special use of Macouba place in northern Martinique, where made

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Parts of speech for Maccaboy

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

maccaboy popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 48% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 50% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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