Synonyms of 'macho'
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If you describe a woman as butch, you mean that she behaves or dresses in a masculine way. This use could cause offence.
Paul was a butch outdoor type.
If you describe a man's behaviour or appearance as manly, you approve of it because it shows qualities that are considered typical of a man, such as strength or courage.
He set himself manly tasks and expected other to follow him.
He was the ideal of manly beauty.
If you say that someone or something is masculine, you mean that they have qualities such as strength or confidence which are considered typical of men.
an aggressive, masculine image
Thesaurus for macho from the Collins English Thesaurus
You use macho to describe men who are very conscious and proud of their masculinity.