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Synonyms for male

Synonyms for male

of, characteristic of, or befitting the male sex

Synonyms for male

an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)

the capital of Maldives in the center of the islands

being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation

characteristic of a man

for or pertaining to or composed of men or boys

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But at last we were started--six great males and myself.
Behind him were two males, and then Kala, closely straining the little dead form to her breast.
Lastly, in certain breeds, the males and females have come to differ to a slight degree from each other.
Then come the males with spears and arrows and Korak takes to the trees.
And the proper officers, whether male or female or both, for offices are to be held by women as well as by men--
or do we entrust to the males the entire and exclusive care of the flocks, while we leave the females at home, under the idea that the bearing and suckling their puppies is labour enough for them?
No, he said, they share alike; the only difference between them is that the males are stronger and the females weaker.
Even had we no actual evidence of this, we must know it still, since only thus might be explained the survival of the human race in which the jealousy and selfishness of the bulls would, in the earliest stages of the race, have wiped out the young as rapidly as they were brought into the world had not God implanted in the savage bosom that paternal love which evidences itself most strongly in the protective instinct of the male.
The nurseries for males of noble or eminent birth, are provided with grave and learned professors, and their several deputies.
In the female nurseries, the young girls of quality are educated much like the males, only they are dressed by orderly servants of their own sex; but always in the presence of a professor or deputy, till they come to dress themselves, which is at five years old.
With full stomachs, bickering and quarrelling began among the younger males, and this continued through the few days that followed before the breaking-up of the pack.
These were always males, and they were pressingly insistent on joining with One Eye and his mate.
The present article examines gender differences in college students' social goals, as some evidence exists that males and females will differ in their social goals.
They've found that a tiny dab of mouth-watering yeast paste incites male flies to strike threatening wing poses at each other and then come to blows.
Too often, male body image has been dismissed as not warranting attention due to the common misperception that men do not have to deal with the same social and cultural issues that confront women and their bodies.