US: /ˈmeɪɫ/
UK: /mˈe‍ɪl/

English Vietnamese dictionary

male /meil/
  • tính từ
    • trai, đực, trống
      • male friend: bạn trai
      • male dog: chó đực
      • male pigeon: chim bồ câu trống
      • male chauvinist: người đàn ông chống bình quyền nam nữ
    • mạnh mẽ, trai tráng
    • danh từ
      • con trai, đàn ông; con đực, con trống

    Advanced English dictionary

    adjective, noun
    + adjective
    1 (abbreviation m) belonging to the sex that does not give birth to babies; connected with this sex: a male bird + All the attackers were male, aged between 25 and 30. + a male nurse / model / colleague + male attitudes to women + male bonding (= the act of forming close friendships between men) + the male menopause (= emotional and physical problems that affect some men at about the age of 50)
    Compare: MASCULINE
    2 (biology) (of a plant) producing POLLEN rather than seeds and fruit: a male flower
    3 (technical) (of electrical PLUGS, parts of tools, etc.) having a part that sticks out which is designed to fit into a hole, SOCKET, etc.
    maleness noun [U]: the chromosome that determines maleness
    + noun
    a male person, animal or plant: The body is that of a white male aged about 40. + The male of the species has a white tail. + a male-dominated profession + Haemophilia is a condition that affects mostly males.

    Thesaurus dictionary

    masculine, man's; virile, manly, manful; Archaic spear:
    His is bound to be a male point of view.

    Collocation dictionary




    entirely, exclusively
    The club is an exclusively male preserve.
    | largely, mainly, mostly, overwhelmingly, predominantly
    The workforce is predominantly male.
    | essentially
    an essentially male Western view of progress
    | typically | peculiarly
    He nodded with a peculiarly male satisfaction at her capitulation.
    | traditionally
    traditionally male interests

    Concise English dictionary

    +an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
    +a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
    +the capital of Maldives in the center of the islands
    +being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation
    +characteristic of a man
    +for or pertaining to or composed of men or boys