male


male
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noun
ADJECTIVE
adult, mature
adolescent, immature, juvenile, young
old
alpha, dominant

the dominant male in the herd

gay, heterosexual, homosexual
red-blooded
African American, black, Caucasian (esp. AmE), white
large, powerful, strong (all biology)
courting, monogamous, unmated (all biology)
PHRASES
the male of the species

The male of the species has darker feathers.

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adj.
VERBS
be
ADVERB
entirely, exclusively

The club is exclusively male.

largely, mainly, mostly, overwhelmingly, predominantly, primarily

The workforce is predominantly male.

very

I had grown up in a very male environment.

That was a very male way of dealing with things.

typically
traditionally

traditionally male interests

Male is used with these nouns: ↑anatomy, ↑body, ↑bravado, ↑chauvinism, ↑chauvinist, ↑chorus, ↑colleague, ↑companion, ↑companionship, ↑counterpart, ↑cousin, ↑dancer, ↑deity, ↑doctor, ↑dominance, ↑domination, ↑ego, ↑elephant, ↑employee, ↑employment, ↑equivalent, ↑escort, ↑fantasy, ↑fashion, ↑friend, ↑gender, ↑genitals, ↑goat, ↑heir, ↑homosexual, ↑hormone, ↑identity, ↑impotence, ↑infant, ↑infertility, ↑inmate, ↑kin, ↑lead, ↑lover, ↑lust, ↑member, ↑menopause, ↑model, ↑nurse, ↑occupation, ↑oppression, ↑orgasm, ↑parent, ↑partner, ↑perspective, ↑population, ↑prerogative, ↑prostitute, ↑prostitution, ↑reader, ↑relative, ↑role, ↑servant, ↑sex, ↑sexuality, ↑sibling, ↑soprano, ↑specimen, ↑superiority, ↑supremacy, ↑teacher, ↑trait, ↑twin, ↑vanity, ↑victim, ↑violence, ↑voice, ↑worker, ↑workforce, ↑writer, ↑youth

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