Associations to the word «Masculine»


MASCULINE, adjective. Of or pertaining to the male gender; manly.
MASCULINE, adjective. Of or pertaining to the male sex; biologically male, not female.
MASCULINE, adjective. Belonging to males; typically used by males.
MASCULINE, adjective. Having the qualities stereotypically associated with men: virile, aggressive, not effeminate.
MASCULINE, adjective. (grammar) Of, pertaining or belonging to the male grammatical gender, in languages that have gender distinctions.
MASCULINE, adjective. (of a noun) Being of the masculine class, or grammatical gender, and inflected in that manner.
MASCULINE, adjective. (of some other parts of speech) Being inflected in agreement with the masculine noun.
MASCULINE, noun. (grammar) The masculine gender.
MASCULINE, noun. (grammar) A word of the masculine gender.
MASCULINE, noun. That which is masculine.
MASCULINE, noun. (rare) (possibly obsolete) A man.
MASCULINE RHYME, noun. A simple rhyme on single stressed syllables
MASCULINE RHYMES, noun. Plural of masculine rhyme

Dictionary definition

MASCULINE, noun. A gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to males or to objects classified as male.
MASCULINE, adjective. Of grammatical gender.
MASCULINE, adjective. Associated with men and not with women.
MASCULINE, adjective. (music or poetry) ending on an accented beat or syllable; "a masculine cadence"; "the masculine rhyme of `annoy, enjoy'".

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