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masculine 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈmaskyələn/,
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Having qualities or appearance traditionally associated with men, esp. strength and aggressiveness,
  1. Having qualities or appearance traditionally associated with men, esp. strength and aggressiveness
    • - he is outstandingly handsome and robust, very masculine
  2. Of or relating to men; male
    • - a masculine voice
  3. Of or denoting a gender of nouns and adjectives, conventionally regarded as male

  4. (of a cadence) Occurring on a metrically strong beat

Noun
  1. The male sex or gender
    • - the masculine as the norm
  2. A masculine word or form


  1. a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to males or to objects classified as male
  2. of grammatical gender
  3. associated with men and not with women
  4. (music or poetry) ending on an accented beat or syllable; "a masculine cadence"; "the masculine rhyme of `annoy, enjoy'"
  5. (masculinity) maleness: the properties characteristic of the male sex
  6. (masculinity) the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for men
  7. In linguistics, grammatical genders are classes of nouns reflected in the behavior of associated words; every noun must belong to one of the classes and there should be very few that belong to several classes at once.
  8. Masculinity is manly character. It specifically describes men and boys, that is personal and human, unlike male which can also be used to describe animals, or masculine which can also be used to describe noun classes. ...
  9. pertaining to male humans, men: manly; having the qualities associated with men; suitable to, or characteristic of, a man; not feminine or effeminate; virile (only in this sense, does the adjective compare) male; having male biology, not female; of the male sex (rare) belonging to men; ...
  10. (masculinity) The degree or property of being masculine or manly; manliness
  11. (MASCULINITY) Prescribed behavior for males, characterized by independence, strength, control, and avoidance of emotional expressiveness.
  12. (Masculinity) Enormous debate in Western societies has focused on perceived social, intellectual, or emotional differences between women and men. These differences are very difficult to quantify for both scientific and political reasons, though they tend to have a high expectancy for men.
  13. (Masculinity) The degree of your stereotypically-male traits.
  14. (Masculinity) are socio-cultural values expected of men.
  15. (Masculinity) cultural values, ideas and assumptions about male identities. The term ‘masculine’ describes a gender category; the term ‘male’ is a sex category.
  16. (Masculinity) how one is expected to think and behave based on the fact of being male.
  17. (Masculinity) pertains to societies in which social gender roles are clearly distinct.
  18. (Masculinity) refers to qualities that are thought of as being manly, that are typically ascribed to men, and that are considered to be socially appropriate for a man's behavior. ...
  19. (masculinity) The cultural orientation in which assertiveness and materialism are valued.
  20. A description applied to a wine that is characteristically big and assertive.
  21. n :  the gender that ordinarily includes most words or grammatical forms referring to males. See also feminine, gender, neuter.
  22. akin to big and full.
  23. a rhyme in which the stress is on the final syllable of the words. (rhyme, sublime, crime)
  24. A descriptor for wines that are tannic, bold and powerful. Also that leave the toilet seat up and forget to call you on your birthday and lie about it later.
  25. A descriptive term used to explain a big, full-bodied wine.