0%

pac-man defense

Pac-Man defense
P p

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [pak-man]
    • /ˈpækˌmæn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [pak-man]
    • /ˈpækˌmæn/

Definition of pac-man defense words

  • noun pac-man defense a defensive tactic against a hostile takeover in which the targeted company makes its own bid to take over the hostile firm. 1

Information block about the term

Origin of pac-man defense

First appearance:

before 1980
One of the 1% newest English words
First recorded in 1980-85; after Pac-Man, a character in a video game that devours its attackers

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Pac-man defense

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

pac-man defense popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 69% 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.

See also

Matching words

Was this page helpful?
Yes No
Thank you for your feedback! Tell your friends about this page
Tell us why?