Definition of 'macho'
Example sentences containing 'macho'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
This sort of walking can be pretty macho stuff. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You had to be a macho man to be a playboy then. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And six in ten said he brought shame on them by ditching his old macho image. The Sun (2011)There was none of that macho stuff. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And no amount of political correctness can hide the fact that rock remains a macho world. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There was a macho pride at work that drove his golf and enabled his great gifts to flourish. For Love or Money (2006)The idea of prancing around in sequined tops and doing the splits is at odds with his macho image. The Sun (2011)To admit to any sort of problem is taken as a sign of weakness in what is often a very macho environment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So, is the macho bravado all just for show? The Sun (2014)It's important that men do not let macho pride get in the way. The Sun (2015)I did try to be a bit macho though. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I just love all that macho stuff. The Sun (2007)Her success continued and so did the media's fascination with a woman in the most macho of environments. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There was a bit of macho posturing - the ones who were not good at sport were picked on a bit. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It's fair to say that this was a robustly macho environment, but none of us were shy and retiring either. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Trends of 'macho'
Used Occasionally. macho is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'macho'
British English: macho ADJECTIVE
You use macho to describe men who are very conscious and proud of their masculinity.
He was an extremely macho man.
Definition of macho from the Collins English Dictionary
The language of love: 5 ways to express your love on Valentine’s Day
In the market for some new terms of endearment? Here’s the etymology behind some of the most popular.
Part One: Unlocking Mandarin with Paul Noble
We sent one of the Collins team for a one-to-one learning experience with the man himself, and here’s how they found part one of the course.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.