Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A moccasin or soft shoe worn inside a boot.
  • noun A shoepac.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See pack.
  • noun See pack.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Politics), Acronym, U. S. A political action committee, a committee formed by an organization or special-interest group to raise money to support candidates for office or to influence legislation. A PAC provides a legal means for corporations in the U. S. to support political candidates even when direct contributions from corporations to candidates is forbidden by law. In theory, the corporation may not itself contribute to a PAC, but may pay the expenses of raising money from individuals. PACs may also be formed by organizations other than commercial corporations, such as trade associations.
  • noun A kind of moccasin, having the edges of the sole turned up and sewed to the upper.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun committee formed by a special-interest group to raise money for their favorite political candidates

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Short for shoepac, alteration (influenced by shoe) of pidgin Delaware seppock, shoe, from Unami Delaware chípahko, shoes.]

Examples

  • Even Obama's second largest contributor is an unknown "pac" which represents an 87 billion dollar pharmaceutical company.

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  • He said the Our Destiny super pac, which is believed to have been funded largely by the candidate's father, is run by people "who know the Huntsman family very well"."

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  • Every safe seat should be interested in starting some kind of pac to focus money on those seats that could be won with the right kind of money and effort.

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  • Was about a 10 mile hike to a friend's house to get him to wank it out with his truck, Learned on that walk that pac boots with large treads while comfortable on soft ground are not for walking on paved surfaces.

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  • Was about a 10 mile hike to a friend's house to get him to wank it out with his truck, Learned on that walk that pac boots with large treads while comfortable on soft ground are not for walking on paved surfaces.

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  • If you buy pac boots get the ones with the chain design on the sole, makes for better long walking boots!

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  • If you buy pac boots get the ones with the chain design on the sole, makes for better long walking boots!

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