English - Vietnamese Dictionary
masculine /'mɑ:skjulin/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- (thuộc) giống đực; (thuộc) đàn ông
- có những đức tính như đàn ông
- (ngôn ngữ học) (thuộc) giống đực
- masculine gender: giống đực
- masculine word: từ giống đực
- danh từ
- con đực; con trai, đàn ông
- (ngôn ngữ học) giống đực; từ giống đực
'mæskjʊlɪnAdvanced English Dictionary
+a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to males or to objects classified as male
+of grammatical gender
+associated with men and not with women
+(music or poetry) ending on an accented beat or syllable
adjective, nounCollocation Dictionary
1 having the qualities or appearance considered to be typical of men; connected with or like men: He was handsome and strong, and very masculine. + a bold masculine design + That suit makes her look very masculine.
Compare: FEMININE, MALE
2 (grammar) belonging to a class of words that refer to male people or animals and often have a special form: 'He' and 'him' are masculine pronouns.
3 (grammar) (in some languages) belonging to a class of nouns, pronouns or adjectives that have masculine GENDER not FEMININE or NEUTER: The French word for 'sun' is masculine.
1 (the masculine) [sing.] the masculine GENDER (= form of nouns, adjectives and pronouns)
2 [C] a masculine word or word form
Compare: FEMININE, NEUTER
distinctly, extremely, heavily, severely, uncompromisingly, unmistakably, very
an environment which is heavily masculine the severely masculine cut of his suit
The ceremony is exclusively masculine.
| overwhelmingly, predominantly | essentially | typically
That's a typically masculine attitude!
| inherently, intrinsically | overtly | aggressively
He has an aggressively masculine approach to these questions.
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