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Machinery
Machining
Machinist
machinist's vise
Machir
MACHIR; MACHIRITE
machismo
Machlolophus
MACHMAS
machmeter
Machnadebai
macho-man
Machpelah
machtpolitik
Machu Picchu
Machupo virus
Macigno
Macilency
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macintosh
mack
Mack Sennett

macho definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner [syn: butch, macho] n
1: a male exhibiting or characterized by machismo

Merriam Webster's

I. adjective Etymology: Spanish, literally, male, from Latin masculus more at masculine Date: 1928 characterized by machismo ; aggressively virile II. noun (plural machos) Date: 1951 1. one who exhibits machismo 2. machismo

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & n. --adj. showily manly or virile. --n. (pl. -os) 1 a macho man. 2 = MACHISMO. Etymology: MACHISMO

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Macho Ma"cho, n. [Sp.] (Zo["o]l.) The striped mullet of California (Mugil cephalus, or Mexicanus).

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

You use macho to describe men who are very conscious and proud of their masculinity. (INFORMAL) ...displays of macho bravado... ADJ




 


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