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English noun: macaroni

1. macaroni (person) a British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms

SamplesYankee Doodle stuck a feather in his cap and called it macaroni.

Broader (hypernym)beau, clotheshorse, dandy, dude, fashion plate, fop, gallant, sheik, swell

2. macaroni (food) pasta in the form of slender tubes

Broader (hypernym)alimentary paste, pasta

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