Definition of 'masculine'
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It demands huge energy and masculine strength, and that's how it was written. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To me what's interesting is the masculine and the feminine, the salty and the sweet. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Prisoners are usually referred to in the masculine gender. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)They had to judge whether the gait was masculine or feminine. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Being a woman in a masculine world has helped my career. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It helps to define our masculine and feminine roles. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Creativity is an outcome of our establishing an inner dialogue within the masculine and feminine which reside within us all. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)He was a member of the rowing club and then got a career in the very masculine world of investment banking. The Sun (2014)He thought they were absolutely horrific: masculine and aggressive. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The masculine men were the least supportive, responsive or humane. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)Within the governing metaphors of gender, masculine domesticity was a contradiction in terms. American Manhood: Transformations in Masculinity from the Revolution to the Modern Era (1993)In the chair on the other side of me is a woman with a dark, masculine face. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A curious name for a plant that has such dark masculine charms. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is something very masculine about this approach and there's a seriousness to it that will appeal to men. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The masculine pride argument won't wash at a time when such a high percentage of women now work outside the home. Get the Best out of the Rest of Your Life (1990)I felt a very masculine rush of man 's mastery over nature. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A sweet contrast to the harsh, masculine world he had just left outside. Man of Honour (2007)Like Rocky, he asserts his masculine strength through physical suffering. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Conservative without being reactionary, dependable without being boring, masculine without being aggressive. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Very dark, very masculine, very powerful. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This thing of there being only one way of being - in your face, aggressive and masculine. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Again, I envy masculine strength. Consuelo & Alva: Love and Power in the Gilded Age (2005)
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Translations for 'masculine'
British English: masculine /ˈmæskjʊlɪn/ ADJECTIVE
Masculine characteristics or things relate to or are considered typical of men, rather than women.
...masculine characteristics like a deep voice and facial hair.
- American English: masculine
- Arabic: ذَكَرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: masculino
- Chinese: 男性的
- Croatian: muževan
- Czech: mužský
- Danish: maskulin
- Dutch: mannelijk
- European Spanish: masculino
- Finnish: maskuliininen
- French: masculin
- German: männlich
- Greek: ανδρικός
- Italian: maschile
- Japanese: 男らしい
- Korean: 남성적인
- Norwegian: maskulin
- Polish: męski
- European Portuguese: masculino
- Romanian: masculin
- Russian: мужской
- Spanish: masculino
- Swedish: maskulin
- Thai: อย่างผู้ชาย
- Turkish: erkeksi
- Ukrainian: чоловічий
- Vietnamese: thuộc đàn ông
Definition of masculine from the Collins English Dictionary
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