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he-man

[ hee-man ]
/ ˈhiˌmæn /
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noun, plural he-men.Informal.
a strong, tough, virile man.
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Origin of he-man

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
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British Dictionary definitions for he-man

he-man

noun plural -men
informal a strongly built muscular man
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