Associations to the word «Macaronic»


MACARONIC, adjective. (archaic) jumbled, mixed
MACARONIC, adjective. (literature) Written in a hodgepodge mixture of two or more languages.
MACARONIC, noun. (literature) A work of macaronic character.
MACARONIC, noun. (morphology) A word consisting of a mix of words of two or more languages, one of which is Latin, or a non-Latin stem with a Latin ending.

Dictionary definition

MACARONIC, adjective. Of or containing a mixture of Latin words and vernacular words jumbled together; "macaronic verse".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy