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mack·in·tosh

also mac·in·tosh  (măk′ĭn-tŏsh′)
n. Chiefly British
1. A raincoat.
2. A lightweight, waterproof fabric that was originally of rubberized wool or cotton.

[After Charles Macintosh (1766-1843), Scottish inventor.]

mackintosh

(ˈmækɪnˌtɒʃ) or

macintosh

n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized cloth
2. (Textiles) such cloth
3. (Clothing & Fashion) any raincoat
[C19: named after Charles Macintosh (1760–1843), who invented it]

Mackintosh

(ˈmækɪnˌtɒʃ)
n
1. (Biography) Sir Cameron (Anthony). born 1946, British producer of musicals and theatre owner; his productions include Cats (1981), Les Misérables (1985), Miss Saigon (1987), and My Fair Lady (2001)
2. (Biography) Charles Rennie. 1868–1928, Scottish architect and artist, exponent of the Art Nouveau style; designer of the Glasgow School of Art (1896)

mack•in•tosh

or mac•in•tosh

(ˈmæk ɪnˌtɒʃ)

n.
1. Chiefly Brit. raincoat.
2. a lightweight, waterproof, orig. rubberized cotton fabric.
[1830–40; after Charles Macintosh (1766–1843), Scottish inventor]

Mackintosh

A waterproof overcoat. Originally a rainproof coat made by laminating two pieces of cotton cloth using a solution of rubber and naphtha. The process was invented by Charles Macintosh and patented in 1823.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mackintosh - a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabricmackintosh - a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
mac, mack, mackintosh, macintosh - a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
2.Mackintosh - a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabricmackintosh - a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
macintosh, mackintosh - a lightweight waterproof (usually rubberized) fabric
oilskin, slicker - a macintosh made from cotton fabric treated with oil and pigment to make it waterproof
raincoat, waterproof - a water-resistant coat
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations
مِعْطَف واقٍ من المَطَر
nepromokavý plášť
regnfrakke
regnfrakki
neperšlampamas apsiaustas
lietusmētelis

mackintosh

[ˈmækɪntɒʃ] Nimpermeable m; (= cagoule) → chubasquero m

mackintosh

[ˈmækɪntɒʃ] n (British)imperméable m

mackintosh

nRegenmantel m

mackintosh

[ˈmækɪnˌtɒʃ] nimpermeabile m

mackintosh

(ˈmӕkintoʃ) noun
a waterproof overcoat, especially made of plastic material.
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