- No-waiting 24hr mini-emergency rooms that have sprung up around malls.
I can't wait to see my regular MD, so I'll just run over to the McDoctor.
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McDoctor(s) — AND McDoc(s) n. <a jocular term for a walk in, emergency medical clinic as found in shopping malls.> (See also doc(s) in a box.) □ They took the kid to McDoctors, or whatever it is, over in the mall. □ McDocs is not cheap, but it’s handy … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
Mc- — prefix Etymology: McDonald s, chain of fast food restaurants used to indicate an inexpensive, convenient, or easy but usually low quality or commercialized version of something specified < McBook > < McDoctor > … New Collegiate Dictionary
doc(s)-in-a-box — n. a walk in emergency health care center, as found in shopping centers. (See also McDoctor(s).) □ I was cut and went immediately to the docs in a box in the mall. □ The doc in the box finally closed because of lack of customers … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
McDoc(s) — Go to McDoctor(s) … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
mc- — mə̇k; mə̇ before forms beginning with k or g prefix Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: McDonald s, chain of fast food restaurants; from the association of the chain with products that are easily available though basic and standardized : used… … Useful english dictionary