Top Definition
To try to appear pre-eminent; usually results from excess use of highfalutin language; pretentious.

Pronounced: ma-ck-al-s-ter
derived from a pre-eminent college in the midwest
Teacher: So, like, today I totally tried to modify my pedagogical approach by internalizing several anti-hegemonic conceptions of the classroom.

Bud: Dude, you're going totally macalester on me!
by Mr. Barnes July 09, 2006

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