Synonyms for masculine

Synonyms for (noun) masculine

Synonyms: masculine

Definition: a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to males or to objects classified as male

Similar words: gender, grammatical gender

Definition: a grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives; in some languages it is quite arbitrary but in Indo-European languages it is usually based on sex or animateness

Synonyms for (adjective) masculine

Synonyms: masculine

Definition: associated with men and not with women

Similar words: macho, butch

Definition: used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner


Similar words: male, manful, manlike, manly, virile

Definition: characteristic of a man

Usage: a deep male voice; manly sports


Similar words: mannish

Definition: characteristic of a man as distinguished from a woman

Usage: true mannish arrogance


Synonyms: masculine

Definition: (music or poetry) ending on an accented beat or syllable

Usage: a masculine cadence; the masculine rhyme of `annoy, enjoy'

Similar words: stressed, accented

Definition: bearing a stress or accent

Usage: an iambic foot consists of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable as in `delay'