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Noun: macaroni (macaronies,macaronis)  ,ma-ku'row-nee
  1. Pasta in the form of slender tubes
    - mac [informal]
     
  2. A British dandy in the 18th century who affected Continental mannerisms
    "Yankee Doodle stuck a feather in his cap and called it macaroni"

Derived forms: macaronis, macaronies

Type of: alimentary paste, beau [archaic], clotheshorse [informal], dandy, dude [informal], fashion plate, fop, gallant [archaic], pasta, swell [informal]

Encyclopedia: Macaroni