- masc. proper name, from Old Irish Máel Coluim "servant of (St.) Columba," from máel "servant," etymologically "bald, shorn, hornless," from PIE base *mai- "to cut" (see maim).
- 1. I think Tessa should plump for Malcolm, her long-suffering admirer.
- 2. Malcolm worked up the nerve to ask Grandma Rose for some help.
- 3. Malcolm believed he was guilty of duplicity in his private dealings.
- 4. When she returned, she found Malcolm had rearranged all her furniture.
- 5. "This is Malcolm," the girl said awkwardly, to fill the silence.