virile Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"virile" in British English

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virileadjective

uk   /ˈvɪr.aɪl/  us   /-əl/

virile adjective (MAN)

approving A virile man, ​especially a ​young man, is ​full of ​sexualstrength and ​energy in a way that is ​consideredattractive: She ​likes her men ​young and virile.

virile adjective (POWER)

literary approving powerful, ​strong, and ​energetic: In this ​role, Durante is ​able to give ​fullexpression to that ​wonderfully virile voice.
(Definition of virile from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"virile" in American English

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virileadjective

 us   /ˈvɪr·əl, -ɑɪl/
(of a man) ​full of ​strength, ​power, and ​energy in a way that is ​consideredsexuallyattractive: The ​ads show virile ​young men ​playing on the ​beach.
(Definition of virile from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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