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1. male

adjective. ['ˈmeɪl'] being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation.

Synonyms

  • young-begetting
  • antheral
  • staminate
  • masculine
  • sexuality
  • priapic
  • gender
  • phallic

Antonyms

  • feminine
  • androgynous
  • stranger
  • introvert

Etymology

  • male (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Male

  • quesnell
  • deverell
  • cartmell
  • withnail
  • travail
  • tramell
  • sumrell
  • prevail
  • portell
  • parcell
  • mortell
  • mcphail
  • mcgrail
  • marcell
  • macphail
  • exhale
  • carvell
  • cardell
  • bartell
  • averell
  • avenell
  • abimael
  • verrell
  • unveil
  • today'll
  • tirrell
  • surveil
  • savell
  • revell
  • rafale

Sentences with male


1. Noun, singular or mass
Breeding cages can be built for pairs of birds, or two or more females for each male.

2. Adjective
For example, a 45-year-old male Marine can have a body fat level of 20 percent.

Quotes about male


1. I come from the New York theatre world, and I have a lot of gay male friends, so this friendship of Will and Grace's isn't such a stretch.
- Debra Messing

2. Perv."He pointed to himself. "Male and eighteen. What's your point?
- Rachel Caine, Midnight Alley

3. Whatever you are physically...male or female, strong or weak, ill or healthy--all those things matter less than what your heart contains. If you have the soul of a warrior, you are a warrior. All those other things, they are the glass that contains the lamp, but you are the light inside.
- Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

2. male-patterned_baldness

noun. loss of hair on the crown of the head.

Synonyms

  • baldness
  • phalacrosis

3. male

noun. ['ˈmeɪl'] an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova).

Synonyms

  • animal
  • creature
  • steer
  • colt
  • bullock
  • male horse
  • fauna
  • sire
  • animate being
  • beast

Antonyms

  • worker
  • extrovert
  • debtor
  • nonreligious person

Etymology

  • male (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. male

noun. ['ˈmeɪl'] a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • adult male
  • sirrah
  • macho
  • man-child
  • chap
  • foster-brother
  • male child
  • individual
  • male offspring
  • boy wonder
  • male body
  • lad
  • mortal
  • gent
  • man
  • blighter
  • male person
  • person
  • boy
  • fellow
  • foster brother
  • bloke
  • cuss
  • mother's son
  • fella
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • female offspring
  • girl
  • female child
  • female

Etymology

  • male (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. male

adjective. ['ˈmeɪl'] characteristic of a man.

Synonyms

  • manful
  • manly
  • masculine
  • virile

Antonyms

  • withholder
  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person

Etymology

  • male (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. Male

noun. the capital of Maldives in the center of the islands.

Synonyms

  • Maldives
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