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"macho" in British English

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machoadjective

uk   /ˈmætʃ.əʊ/  us   /ˈmɑː.tʃoʊ/ informal mainly disapproving
behavingforcefully or ​showing no ​emotion in a way ​traditionallythought to be ​typical of a man: He's too macho to ​admit he was ​hurt when his ​girlfriendleft him. I can't ​stand macho men.
(Definition of macho from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"macho" in American English

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machoadjective

 us   /ˈmɑ·tʃoʊ/
behaving in a way that is ​thought to be ​typical of a man, esp. by ​seemingstrong and ​powerful but also ​seeming too ​determined to ​avoidshowingweakness and ​sympathy: He’s too macho to ​admit that a woman can do his ​job as well as he can.
(Definition of macho from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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