masculine


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Synonyms for masculine

Synonyms for masculine

of, characteristic of, or befitting the male sex

Antonyms for masculine

a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to males or to objects classified as male

of grammatical gender

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associated with men and not with women

(music or poetry) ending on an accented beat or syllable

References in classic literature ?
Singly they betrayed their inferiority; but grouped together they represented "New York," and the habit of masculine solidarity made him accept their doctrine on all the issues called moral.
I looked at her, sitting before the lamp at one o'clock in the morning, with her mature, smooth-cheeked face of masculine shape robbed of its freshness by fatigue; at her eyes dimmed by this senseless vigil.
As I have said, in the masculine sense his was a beautiful face.
Miss Sally's accomplishments were all of a masculine and strictly legal kind.
Dr Rieger also revealed his study showed that lesbians who may dress in a more masculine way may not have more masculine behaviours.
According to such psychosocial explanations, the large gap in MDD prevalence rates between men and women is strongly affected by individuals' adherence to predominant feminine or masculine gender role norms.
In Arabic writing, the masculine form is always used, even when both sexes are addressed.
Choosing a dogtooth check is also a great way to use colours in a masculine way.
The endorsement of a masculine gender role has been shown to be significantly and positively associated with direct aggressive behavior in men (Bushman et al.
Men living in Saudi Arabia and Iran are more likely to be attracted to women with masculine traits, such as a strong jaw line, according to a new study from the University of Turku in Finland
Les equipes nationales masculine et feminine de gymnastique (trampoline, aerobic et tumbling) ont rafle dix medailles, dont 5 en or lors du championnat d'Afrique 2014 (juniors et seniors filles et garcons) qui a eu lieu a Walvis Bay en Namibie du 26 avril au 2 mai.
According to the study led by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers, the most feminine teenage girls use tanning beds more frequently and are more likely to be physically inactive, while the most masculine teenage boys are more likely to use chewing tobacco and to smoke cigars, compared with their gender-nonconforming peers.
Masculine values, which are more dominant in men, include traits like efficiency, ambition, power, achievement and competition.
Does your husband or boyfriend have the classic masculine features such as a wide, angular jaw, a square chin and prominent brow?
Within the United States, Asians as an ethnic group are perceived as more feminine in comparison to whites, while blacks are perceived as more masculine, according to new research by Adam Galinsky, the Vikram S.