HyperDic: virile

English > 3 senses of the word virile:
ADJECTIVEallvirilecharacterized by energy and vigor
allvirile, male, manful, manlike, manlycharacteristic of a man
allvirile, potent(of a male) capable of copulation
virile > pronunciation
Soundsvih'rahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > virile: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by energy and vigor.
Examples
  • "a virile and ever stronger free society"
  • "a new and virile leadership"
BroaderstrongHaving strength or power greater than average or expected
English > virile: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcharacteristic of a man.
Synonymsmale, manful, manlike, manly
Broadermasculineassociated with men and not with women
Spanishmasculino, varonil, viril
Catalanmasculí, viril
Nounsvirilitythe trait of being manly
English > virile: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of a male) capable of copulation.
Synonympotent
Oppositeimpotent(of a male) unable to copulate
Spanishviril
Nounsvirilitythe masculine property of being capable of copulation and procreation

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