Part of speech:
The definition of masculine is something male or relating to or suitable for a boy or man.
Able to have an erection and hence to engage in sexual intercourse
The definition of manly is something having the characteristics or traditional virtues generally attributed to men.
Strong and healthy; robust:
Full of force; powerful, vigorous, effective, cogent, etc.
Of, having, or showing energy; vigorous; forceful
Strong and healthy; full of vigor; hardy
In organisms that reproduce sexually, being the gamete that is smaller and more motile than the other corresponding gamete of the same species (the female gamete). The sperm cells of higher animals and plants are male gametes.
Having an intense or offensive effect on the senses:
Showing to good effect; having a fine appearance
The definition of powerful is having a lot of strength, authority or force.
(Obsolete) Lacking self-restraint.
Having or showing qualities or characteristics more often associated with females than males; unmanly:
Having or showing characteristics traditionally associated with masculinity, such as courage or reserve.
Having a quality usually regarded as belonging to or right for a man
Of, characteristic of, or befitting the male sex
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