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1. masculine

adjective. ['ˈmæskjələn'] associated with men and not with women.

Synonyms

  • macho
  • male
  • manful
  • manly
  • butch
  • mannish
  • virile

Antonyms

  • feminine
  • unmanly
  • androgynous
  • nonhuman

Etymology

  • masculin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • masculinus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Masculine

  • adrenaline
  • ahlen
  • alan
  • allan
  • allen
  • alun
  • anglen
  • angolan
  • arlen
  • atlan
  • bailon
  • balan
  • balilan
  • ballon
  • baylen
  • befallen
  • belen
  • bellon
  • bielen
  • billon

Sentences with masculine


1. Adjective
Dark and neutral colors work best for an attractive, masculine look.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Did she make him feel strong, masculine or needed?

Quotes about masculine


1. At no point do I wish to be in conflict with any man or masculine thought. It doesn't enter my consciousness. Art is anonymous. It's not competitive with men. It's a complementary contribution.
- Barbara Hepworth

2. Wit is a weapon. Jokes are a masculine way of inflicting superiority. But humor is the pursuit of a gentle grin, usually in solitude.
- Frank Muir

3. The masculine energy was about survival. The male was the hunter who risked his life and had to be in the fight-flight mode.
- Deepak Chopra

2. masculine

noun. ['ˈmæskjələn'] a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to males or to objects classified as male.

Synonyms

  • grammatical gender

Antonyms

  • female child
  • unmanfully

Etymology

  • masculin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • masculinus (Latin)

3. masculine

adjective. ['ˈmæskjələn'] (music or poetry) ending on an accented beat or syllable.

Synonyms

  • stressed

Antonyms

  • woman
  • female offspring

Etymology

  • masculin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • masculinus (Latin)
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