A masculine cadence.
“John", “Paul", and “Jake" are masculine names.
- (of a noun) Being of the masculine class, or grammatical gender, and inflected in that manner.The noun Student is masculine in German.
- (of some other parts of speech) Being inflected in agreement with the masculine noun.German uses the masculine of the definite article, der, with Student.
An example of masculine used as an adjective is a masculine child, a baby boy.
An example of masculine used as an adjective is masculine facial hair, a mustache.