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Definitions of masculine

  1. of grammatical gender Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. (music or poetry) ending on an accented beat or syllable; "a masculine cadence"; "the masculine rhyme of `annoy, enjoy'" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to males or to objects classified as male Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. associated with men and not with women Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. Of the male sex; not female. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Having the qualities of a man; suitable to, or characteristic of, a man; virile; not feminine or effeminate; strong; robust. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Belonging to males; appropriated to, or used by, males. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Having the inflections of, or construed with, words pertaining especially to male beings, as distinguished from feminine and neuter. See Gender. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Pertaining to, having the qualities of, or suitable for, a man; manly; mannish: said of a woman; in grammar, designating the gender of words that denote males. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. Relating to or marked by the characteristics of the male sex. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  11. See Male. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  12. Having the qualities of a man: resembling a man: robust: bold: expressing the male gender. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. MASCULINELY. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. MASCULINESS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. Male; manly; like a man. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. Distinctively manly or manlike; male. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. Having the qualities of or resembling a man; strong: robust; manly; coarse; denoting the male gender. See Male. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. Having the qualities of a man; in gram., denoting the gender appropriated to the male kind; strong; robust; coarse, as opposed to delicate. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  19. mas'k[=u]-lin, adj. of the male sex: having the qualities of a man: resembling a man, or suitable to a man: robust: of a woman, bold, forward, unwomanly: denoting nouns which are names of males.--n. (gram.) the masculine gender.--adv. MAS'CULINELY.--ns. MAS'CULINENESS, MASCULIN'ITY. [Fr.,--L. masculinus--masculus, male--mas, a male.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  20. Of the gender to which names of males normally belong; m. rhyme (in French verse, between words ending in stressed syllables, not e mute), m. ending, ending of line with stressed syllable; of the male sex; manly, vigorous; (of woman) having qualities appropriate to man; (n.) m. gender, word. Hence masculineness, masculinity, nn. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  21. Pertaining to the male sex; male. American pocket medical dictionary.
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