The definition of a male is a person of the sex that produces sperm (as opposed to a female who produces an egg).(noun)
Brad Pitt is an example of a male.
Male is defined as someone of the sex that produces sperm, or is something that relates to this sex, or is the part of a machine or tool that is designed to fit a corresponding female part.(noun)
See male in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr male, masle < L masculus < mas (gen. maris), a male, man
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Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin masculus
Origin: , diminutive of mās, male.
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the domination of society and politics by males. —androcratic, adj.
Biology. the condition of an embryo that contains only paternal chromosomes; male parthenogenesis. —androgenetic, adj.
in women, an obsession with men; nymphomania.
a preference for males. —androphilic, adj.
1. an abnormal fear of men.
2. a hatred of males.
1. dedication to the state of being a bachelor.
2. behavior typical of a bachelor.
in women, an abnormal aversion to males.
1. a community in which the father or oldest male is the supreme authority, and descent is traced through the male line.
2. government by males, with one as supreme. —patriarchist, n. —patri-archic, patriarchical, adj.
a condition of some animals, and especially of some fowls, in which the female, when old, assumes some of the characteristics of the male of the species. —virilescent, adj.
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