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Another word for male

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Adjective
  1. Of, characteristic of, or befitting the male sex

      1. Of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an adult male, especially in having the ability to have sexual intercourse.
      2. Masculine in a robust way; manly:
      3. Energetic or forceful:
      1. Of or relating to men or boys; male.
      2. Characterized by or possessing qualities traditionally attributed to men, such as aggressiveness.
      3. Relating or belonging to the gender of words or forms that refer chiefly to males or to things grammatically classified as male.
      1. Of or relating to men; masculine:
      2. Imitative or suggestive of a man rather than a woman:
      1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of men, especially when considered traditionally masculine, as in being courageous or direct:
      2. Well-developed or toned in musculature:
      3. In a manly manner.
      1. like or characteristic of a human being
      2. like or fit for a man; masculine
      1. Having or showing characteristics traditionally associated with masculinity, such as courage or reserve.
      1. Characterized or motivated by machismo:
      2. Machismo.
      3. A person characterized by or exhibiting machismo.
    See also:

    gender

Another word for male

Modifier
      1. Used to refer to the male person or animal previously mentioned or implied.
      2. Used to refer to a person whose gender is unspecified or unknown:
      3. Anyone:
      1. Having stamens but no pistils:
      1. Possessing inner or physical strength; powerful.
      2. Exerting or capable of exerting strong physiological or chemical effects:
      3. Exerting or capable of exerting strong influence; cogent:
      1. Strong and healthy; robust:
      2. Growing or spreading rapidly:
      3. Characterized by or done with force and energy:
      1. Characterized or motivated by machismo:
      2. Machismo.
      3. A person characterized by or exhibiting machismo.
      1. Of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an adult male, especially in having the ability to have sexual intercourse.
      2. Masculine in a robust way; manly:
      3. Energetic or forceful:
      1. Having or showing characteristics traditionally associated with masculinity, such as courage or reserve.
      1. like or characteristic of a human being
      2. like or fit for a man; masculine
      1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of men, especially when considered traditionally masculine, as in being courageous or direct:
      2. Well-developed or toned in musculature:
      3. In a manly manner.
      1. Of or relating to men or boys; male.
      2. Characterized by or possessing qualities traditionally attributed to men, such as aggressiveness.
      3. Relating or belonging to the gender of words or forms that refer chiefly to males or to things grammatically classified as male.
Noun

Synonym Study

  • Virile stresses qualities such as robustness, vigor, and, specif., sexual potency, that belong to a physically mature man
  • Mannish , used chiefly of women, is most often used derogatorily and implies the possession or adoption of traits and manners thought to be more appropriate to a man
  • Manly suggests the generally desirable qualities, such as courage and independence, that a culture ideally associates with a man who has maturity of character
  • Masculine is applied to qualities, such as strength and vigor, traditionally ascribed to men, or to things thought to be characteristic of or appropriate to men
  • Male is the basic term applied to members of the sex that is biologically distinguished from the female sex and is used of animals and plants as well as of human beings