Origin of macho
OTHER WORDS FROM machoan·ti·ma·cho, adjectivesu·per·ma·cho, noun, plural su·per·ma·chos.un·ma·cho, adjective
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How to use macho in a sentence
He was gentle, mature, came off as intelligent and secure in his masculinity, didn’t get wrapped up in macho rivalries and, most importantly, he treated Sarah like gold.Two Feminists Who Love Reality TV Wrap Their Minds Around the FBoy Island Finale|Eliana Dockterman|August 13, 2021|Time
Someone may have been infected with the “maricavirus” if they are not “macho” enough.
The famously conservative macho action star delves to a level of depth and vulnerability we haven’t seen from him since “Boogie Nights,” and it’s hard to imagine an actor who would be a better fit as the conservative, blue-collar Joe Bell.Wahlberg walks for redemption in disappointing ‘Joe Bell’|John Paul King|July 22, 2021|Washington Blade
They’re simply too perfect, their personalities so meticulously designed to balance macho cred with sensitive masculinity that they can withstand no external pressure.Ted Lasso and TV's Strange Quest to Build the Perfect Man|Judy Berman|July 19, 2021|Time
Exotic animals “reinforce your own identity and bring you social attention, which is very, very rewarding for human beings,” says Coren“If I’ve tamed a tiger and it lives in my house, I’m really quite macho.”
Her response was a “very un-macho, uncool, and unexciting one,” according to Albertine.
It seemed that I, a staunch feminist, had found myself in the epicenter of macho culture.The Moms of Monster Jam Drive Trucks, Buck Macho Culture|Eliza Krigman|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And Pratt is at once macho, charming, and droll; a Han Solo for the Facebook generation.The Next Han Solo: Chris Pratt on His Star-Making Turn in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’|Marlow Stern|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For a supposedly macho male, the two traits he likes best in women are a sense of humor and guts.The Stacks: Mr. Bad Taste and Trouble Himself: Robert Mitchum|Robert Ward|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And don't worry guys, having an alternate fantasy wouldn't make you less macho.
He then re-fastened his macho, adding for additional security a piece of whipcord, which he said rendered escape impossible.The Bible in Spain|George Borrow
Casiano haba disparado y errado el vquiro: hiri la hembra, y el macho, como sucede en estos casos, se enfureci y le atac.Heath's Modern Language Series: The Spanish American Reader|Ernesto Nelson
Following these the Governor asks for the masquerade of the macho-raton, or the mules.
They give the second title to the piece, El Macho raton, an appropriate translation of which I am at a loss to give.
Amigo Capn Algl Mor, ya estamos aviados de la yunta de botijas de vino, no habr un macho de la cofradia de la comunidad?
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Cultural definitions for macho
The often exaggerated, aggressive virility of a male: “Jim likes to wear a torn T-shirt and a black leather jacket when he rides his motorcycle. I guess he thinks it makes him look macho.” The original Spanish word means “male.”