HyperDic: masculine

English > 4 senses of the word masculine:
ADJECTIVEallmasculineof grammatical gender
allmasculineassociated with men and not with women
allmasculine(music or poetry) ending on an accented beat or syllable
NOUNcommunicationmasculinea gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to males or to objects classified as male
masculine > pronunciation
Soundsmae'skyahlahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > masculine: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf grammatical gender.
See alsomasculineassociated with men and not with women
OppositefeminineOf grammatical gender
neuterOf grammatical gender
Spanishmasculino
English > masculine: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningassociated with men and not with women.
Narrowerbutch, machoUsed of men
male, manful, manlike, manly, virilecharacteristic of a man
mannishcharacteristic of a man as distinguished from a woman
See alsomaleThe sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation
manly, manful, manlikepossessing qualities befitting a man
masculineOf grammatical gender
Oppositefeminineassociated with women and not with men
Spanishmasculino
Catalanmasculí, viril
Nounsmasculinitythe properties characteristic of the male sex
masculinitythe trait of behaving in ways considered typical for men
English > masculine: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(music or poetry) ending on an accented beat or syllable.
Examples
  • "a masculine cadence"
  • "the masculine rhyme of 'annoy, enjoy'"
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
Broaderstressed, accentedbearing a stress or accent
Spanishmasculino
English > masculine: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to males or to objects classified as male.
Broadergender, grammatical genderA grammatical category in inflected languages governing the agreement between nouns and pronouns and adjectives
Spanishmasculino
Catalanmasculí

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