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Adjective: masculine  mas-kyu-lin
  1. Possessing qualities befitting a man
    - manly, manful, manlike
  2. (music or poetry) ending on an accented beat or syllable
    "a masculine cadence"; "the masculine rhyme of 'annoy, enjoy'"
  3. Male (of grammatical gender)
  4. Associated with men and not with women
Noun: masculine  mas-kyu-lin
  1. A gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to males or to objects classified as male

Derived forms: masculines

See also: accented, butch [informal], macho, male, manful, manlike, manly, mannish, man-size, man-sized, stressed, virile

Type of: gender, grammatical gender

Antonym: feminine, neuter

Encyclopedia: Masculine