So why is it so unusual—and readily criticized--for the reverse to occur; for men to embrace womenswear?
The History Channel has given up its documentary format to embrace reality shows about custom-built motorcycles.
I “embrace” my “otherness,” to spew that overused phrase of early '90s identity reclamation.
The silver lining to the Daschle mess is that maybe Democrats will now embrace tax simplification as change they can believe in.
Since you already have low ratings, just embrace it and go really niche (and affluent).
Oh, you will never know what that first embrace meant to me.
Sylvia was in Paul's embrace, and her head was on his shoulder.
Sip, my friend, you embrace the Goddess of your choice above.
The afternoon light was slowly sinking into the embrace of evening.
I am distant from you, but I embrace you all—the dear ones of my blood.
mid-14c., from Old French embracer (12c., Modern French embrasser) "clasp in the arms, enclose; covet, handle, cope with," from en- "in" (see en- (1)) + brace, braz "the arms," from Latin bracchium (neuter plural brachia); see brace (n.). Related: Embraced; embracing; embraceable. Replaced Old English clyppan, also fæðm.
1590s, from embrace (v.).