What does masculine mean?

Definitions for masculine
ˈmæs kyə lɪnmas·cu·line

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. masculineadjective

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

  2. masculineadjective

    of grammatical gender

  3. masculineadjective

    associated with men and not with women

  4. masculineadjective

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

    "a masculine cadence"; "the masculine rhyme of `annoy, enjoy'"

Wiktionary

  1. masculineadjective

    pertaining to male humans, men:

    Etymology: From masculin, from masculinus, diminutive of masculus, itself a diminutive of mas.

  2. masculineadjective

    in many inflected languages:

    Etymology: From masculin, from masculinus, diminutive of masculus, itself a diminutive of mas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Masculineadjective

    of the male sex; not female

    Etymology: [L. masculinus, fr. masculus male, manly, dim. of mas a male: cf. F. masculin. See Male masculine.]

  2. Masculineadjective

    having the qualities of a man; suitable to, or characteristic of, a man; virile; not feminine or effeminate; strong; robust

    Etymology: [L. masculinus, fr. masculus male, manly, dim. of mas a male: cf. F. masculin. See Male masculine.]

  3. Masculineadjective

    belonging to males; appropriated to, or used by, males

    Etymology: [L. masculinus, fr. masculus male, manly, dim. of mas a male: cf. F. masculin. See Male masculine.]

  4. Masculineadjective

    having the inflections of, or construed with, words pertaining especially to male beings, as distinguished from feminine and neuter. See Gender

    Etymology: [L. masculinus, fr. masculus male, manly, dim. of mas a male: cf. F. masculin. See Male masculine.]

Freebase

  1. Masculine

    Associated with men; befitting or characteristic of a man.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Masculine

    mas′kū-lin, adj. of the male sex: having the qualities of a man: resembling a man, or suitable to a man: robust: of a woman, bold, forward, unwomanly: denoting nouns which are names of males.—n. (gram.) the masculine gender.—adv. Mas′culinely.—ns. Mas′culineness, Masculin′ity. [Fr.,—L. masculinusmasculus, male—mas, a male.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. MASCULINE

    From Grk. _maskos_, girl, and _eukolos_, easy. Easy for the girls.

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  1. manicules

  2. calumnies

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of masculine in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of masculine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of masculine in a Sentence

  1. Doris Day:

    We can re-balance and give them back volume in a very masculine, healthy, natural and handsome way without making them look ‘done,’.

  2. Katharine Graham:

    Once, power was considered a masculine attribute. In fact, power has no sex.

  3. Bisi Alimi:

    This statement is extremely disgusting and blatantly homophobic, these are young girls in a very macho, masculine society who are trying to make a living, but are being underpaid or not paid on time.

  4. Aceh Police:

    Cutting the hair of those arrested to ‘make them masculine’ and forcing them to dress like men are forms of public shaming and amount to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment.

  5. Arpels CEO Nicolas Bos:

    We really differ from brands that are more technical and masculine, our message is more about the design and craftsmanship. The Asian market has been very responsive to our feminine designs, but we don't differentiate the collection according to geography, we're never opportunistic.

Images & Illustrations of masculine

  1. masculinemasculinemasculinemasculinemasculine

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    an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger
    • A. splay
    • B. currish
    • C. askant
    • D. bibulous

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