maleness
noun see male II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • maleness — 1660s, from MALE (Cf. male) (adj.) + NESS (Cf. ness) …   Etymology dictionary

  • maleness — male ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to the sex that can fertilize or inseminate the female to give rise to offspring. 2) relating to or characteristic of men. 3) (of a plant or flower) bearing stamens but lacking functional pistils. 4) (of a fitting)… …   English terms dictionary

  • maleness — See male. * * * …   Universalium

  • maleness — noun The condition of being male; masculinity …   Wiktionary

  • maleness — meɪlnɪs n. masculinity; quality of being of the male gender …   English contemporary dictionary

  • maleness — nameless …   Anagrams dictionary

  • maleness — male·ness …   English syllables

  • maleness — noun the properties characteristic of the male sex (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑masculinity • Ant: ↑femaleness • Derivationally related forms: ↑masculine (for: ↑masculini …   Useful english dictionary

  • salesmen — maleness …   Anagrams dictionary

  • male — maleness, n. /mayl/, n. 1. a person bearing an X and Y chromosome pair in the cell nuclei and normally having a penis, scrotum, and testicles, and developing hair on the face at adolescence; a boy or man. 2. an organism of the sex or sexual phase …   Universalium

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