McMansion

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McMansion

A derogatory term for a large house on a small lot; the term is intended to give a sense of uniformity and pretension.Also called starter castle.

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Will the gentry suddenly give the thumbs-down to starter mansions and McChateaux?
Paul Turrell, a builder in Grand Valley, Ontario, Canada, says he used to build starter mansions, until his conscience--and his love of the local landscape--got the best of him.