macaroni

n.

  1. Long slender tubes made of a paste chiefly of wheat flour, and used as an article of food; Italian or Genoese paste.
  2. A medley; something droll or extravagant.
  3. A sort of droll or fool.
  4. A finical person; a fop; -- applied especially to English fops of about 1775.
  5. The designation of a body of Maryland soldiers in the Revolutionary War, distinguished by a rich uniform.