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English definition of “masculine”


adjective [not gradable] (MALE)   /ˈmæs·kjə·lɪn/
having qualities traditionally considered to be suitable for a man: It was a movie likely to appeal to a masculine audience. masculinity    /ˌmæs·kjəˈlɪn·ɪ·t̬i/ noun [U] Boys need to see a wide range of masculinity to pattern their lives after.
(Definition of masculine adjective (MALE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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