Meaning of “macho” in the English Dictionary

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"macho" in British English

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machoadjective

uk /ˈmætʃ.əʊ/ us /ˈmɑː.tʃoʊ/ informal mainly disapproving

behaving forcefully or showing no emotion in a way traditionally thought to be typical of a man:

He's too macho to admit he was hurt when his girlfriend left 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 seeming strong and powerful but also seeming too determined to avoid showing weakness 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)