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masculine    : [m'æskjələn]
masculine \mas"cu*line\ (m[a^]s"k[-u]*l[i^]n), a. [L.
masculinus, fr. masculus male, manly, dim. of mas a male: cf.
F. masculin. See {Male} masculine.]
1. Of the male sex; not female.
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Thy masculine children, that is to say, thy sons.
--Chaucer.
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2. Having the qualities of a man; suitable to, or
characteristic of, a man; virile; not feminine or
effeminate; strong; robust.
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That lady, after her husband's death, held the reins
with a masculine energy. --Hallam.
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3. Belonging to males; appropriated to, or used by, males.
[R.] "A masculine church." --Fuller.
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4. (Gram.) Having the inflections of, or construed with,
words pertaining especially to male beings, as
distinguished from {feminine} and {neuter}. See {Gender}.
-- {Mas"cu*line*ly}, adv. -- {Mas"cu*line*ness}, n.
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  • MASCULINE | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
    masculine definition: 1 having characteristics that are traditionally thought to be typical of or suitable for men: 2 belonging to the group of nouns, pronouns, etc that are not feminine or neuter: 3 having qualities traditionally considered to be suitable for a man: Learn more
  • MASCULINE | definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
    masculine meaning: 1 having characteristics that are traditionally thought to be typical of or suitable for men: 2 belonging to the group of nouns, pronouns, etc that are not feminine or neuter: 3 having qualities traditionally considered to be suitable for a man: Learn more
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    adj masculin (e) → masculine characteristics like a deep voice and facial hair → I think it must have something to do with masculine pride → Highly masculine men lack the ability to express warmth, playfulness and concern → The system makes boys effeminate and girls masculine → her aggressive, masculine image
  • Masculine definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary
    Masculine qualities and things relate to or are considered typical of men, in contrast to women masculine characteristics like a husky voice and facial hair If you say that someone or something is masculine, you mean that they have qualities such as strength or confidence which are considered
  • Masculine - definition of masculine by The Free Dictionary
    Male means 'relating to the sex that cannot have babies' You can use male as an adjective to describe either people or animals
  • Masculine | Definition of Masculine by Merriam-Webster
    Definition of masculine for English Language Learners : of, relating to, or suited to men or boys grammar in some languages : of or belonging to the class of words (called a gender) that ordinarily includes most of the words referring to males
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    Define English English synonyms, English pronunciation, English translation, English dictionary definition of English adj 1 Of, relating to, or characteristic of England or its people or culture 2 Of or relating to the English language n 1 The people of England
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