The definition of macho is an overly assertive man who shows excessive pride in his manliness.
Walking around flexing your big muscles all the time and talking about what a big strong man you are is an example of macho behavior.
This man might be macho.
macho definition by Webster's New World
noun pl. machos an overly assertive, virile, and domineering man machismo Origin: Spanish ; from Portuguese ultimately ; from Classical Latin masculus, masculine adjective
exhibiting or characterized by machismo; overly aggressive, virile, domineering, etc.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc. macho definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Characterized or motivated by machismo:
“He was a mindless activist, a war lover, who found macho relish in danger and felt driven to prove manhood by confrontation” (Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.) noun pl. ma·chos Machismo. A person characterized by or exhibiting machismo. Origin: Spanish, male, from Latin masculus; see masculine. Related Forms:
noun pl. MA·CHOs
Any of various massive dark objects, such as a brown dwarf star or large planet, in the outermost regions of a galaxy, that may explain the observed anomalous rotation of most galaxies.
Origin: m(assive) a(strophysical) c(ompact) h(alo) o(bject). The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. macho - Cultural Definition
The often exaggerated, aggressive virility of a male: “Jim likes to wear a torn T-shirt and a black leather jacket when he rides his motorcycle. I guess he thinks it makes him look macho.” The original Spanish word means “male.”
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. macho - Science Definition
massive astrophysical compact halo object.
Any of various massive dark objects, such as a brown dwarf star, black hole, or large planet, found in a
. MACHOs are thought to make up at least a part of the
that apparently pervades much of the universe.