Male+person

  • 1 male person — noun a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies • Syn: ↑male • Ant: ↑female (for: ↑male) • Derivationally related forms: ↑male (for: ↑ …

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  • 2 male — [māl] adj. [ME < OFr male, masle < L masculus < mas (gen. maris), a male, man] 1. designating or of the sex that fertilizes the ovum of the female and begets offspring: biological symbol, ♂: cf. FEMALE 2. of, characteristic of, or… …

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  • 3 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)… …

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  • 4 Male and female — ◊ pronouns and determiners The fact that you are referring to a male person or a female person makes a difference grammatically only when you are using personal pronouns, reflexive pronouns, possessive pronouns, or possessive determiners. She sat …

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  • 5 male and female — ◊ pronouns and determiners The fact that you are referring to a male person or a female person makes a difference grammatically only when you are using personal pronouns, reflexive pronouns, possessive pronouns, or possessive determiners. She sat …

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  • 6 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 …

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  • 7 Male reproductive system (human) — This article is about the human male reproductive system. For the male reproductive systems of other organisms, see Sexual reproduction. Male reproductive system (human) Drawing of the Male Internal Sexual Anatomy Latin …

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  • 8 male — male1 W2S3 [meıl] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: masle, male, from Latin masculus; MASCULINE] 1.) typical of or relating to men or boys ≠ ↑female →↑masculine ▪ a deep male voice ▪ traditional male values …

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  • 9 male — {{11}}male (adj.) late 14c., from O.Fr. male, masle male, masculine; a male (see MALE (Cf. male) (n.)). Mechanical sense of part of an instrument that penetrates another part is from 1660s. {{12}}male (n.) late 14c., male human being; male fish… …

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  • 10 Male — adj. & n. adj. 1 of the sex that can beget offspring by fertilization or insemination (male child; male dog). 2 of men or male animals, plants, etc.; masculine (the male sex; a male voice choir). 3 a (of plants or their parts) containing only… …

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  • 11 male — adj. & n. adj. 1 of the sex that can beget offspring by fertilization or insemination (male child; male dog). 2 of men or male animals, plants, etc.; masculine (the male sex; a male voice choir). 3 a (of plants or their parts) containing only… …

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  • 12 male body — noun the body of a male human being • Hypernyms: ↑human body, ↑physical body, ↑material body, ↑soma, ↑build, ↑figure, ↑physique, ↑anatomy, ↑shape, ↑ …

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  • 13 male child — noun a youthful male person the baby was a boy she made the boy brush his teeth every night most soldiers are only boys in uniform • Syn: ↑boy • Ant: ↑girl (for: ↑ …

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  • 14 male — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French masle, male, adjective & noun, from Latin masculus more at masculine Date: 14th century 1. a. a male person ; a man or a boy b. an individual that produces small usually motile gametes (as… …

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  • 15 male member — noun a) a male person (man or boy) who is a member of an organisation b) common, anatomically sounding euphemism for the penis (regarded as if an additional member on the body, like arms and legs) of a man, boy or male animal Syn …

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  • 16 male — adjective 1》 of or denoting the sex that can fertilize or inseminate the female to produce offspring.     ↘relating to or characteristic of men or male animals.     ↘(of a plant or flower) bearing stamens but lacking functional pistils. 2》 (of a… …

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  • 17 male offspring — noun a child who is male • Syn: ↑man child • Ant: ↑female offspring • Hypernyms: ↑child, ↑kid, ↑male, ↑male person …

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  • 18 male — Synonyms and related words: andric, bull, gentleman, gentlemanlike, gentlemanly, he, him, his, hombre, homme, male being, male person, man, manful, manlike, manly, mannish, masculine, spear, uneffeminate, virile …

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  • 19 Male Restroom Etiquette — A scene showing one of the rules explained in Male Restroom Etiquette: adjacent urinals should be avoided …

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  • 20 male — male, masculine, manly 1. Both male and masculine entered the language from Old French in the 14c and rapidly took on distinct roles. Male is used as an adjective and noun, contrasting with the unrelated word female, to designate the sex of… …

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