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Verb: masculinize  'mas-kyu-li,nIz
  1. Give a masculine appearance or character to
    "Fashion designers have masculinized women's looks in the 1990s";
    - masculinise [Brit]
     
  2. Produce virilism in or cause to assume masculine characteristics, as through a hormonal imbalance or hormone therapy
    "the drugs masculinized the teenage girl";
    - masculinise [Brit], virilize, virilise [Brit]

Derived forms: masculinizes, masculinizing, masculinized

Type of: alter, change, modify

Encyclopedia: Masculinize