- masculine caesura,
- masculine ending,
- masculine pelvis,
- masculine rhyme,
- masculine uterus
Origin of masculine
Examples from the Web for masculine
Then it says masculine and feminine roles are distinct in the Bible.Southern Baptist Convention: Trans People Don’t Exist|Jay Michaelson|June 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a grad student, I believed that ‘masculine’ and ‘feminine’ were tools of patriarchal oppression.
Every person is made up of a mix of masculine and feminine features.Study: Voters Want Their Female Politicos to Look Like Ladies|Brandy Zadrozny|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But to be clear, masculine aggression has always typified and justified Republican foreign policy.
And his small-scale sculpture Avarice and Lust (1887) embodies the two sins via a masculine form entangled with a female one.
There are women of a type approaching the masculine, who are evidently so by nature.Woman and Womanhood|C. W. Saleeby
You speak, I suppose, from the heights of masculine superiority?Selina|George Madden Martin
The soul in the masculine body is for the time being getting experiences of the outer, objective activities.Elementary Theosophy|L. W. Rogers
She knew that to very few women was it given to have a husband so free from all masculine infirmities as Mr. Greyne.The Mission Of Mr. Eustace Greyne|Robert Hichens
His masculine vanity was gratified by the irrepressible confession of her love for him.Kate Danton, or, Captain Danton's Daughters|May Agnes Fleming
- denoting a gender of nouns, occurring in many inflected languages, that includes all kinds of referents as well as some male animate referents
- (as noun)German ``Weg'' is a masculine
Word Origin for masculine
mid-14c., "belonging to the male grammatical gender;" late 14c., "of men, male," from Old French masculin "of the male sex" (12c.), from Latin masculinus "male, of masculine gender," from masculus "male, masculine; worthy of a man," diminutive of mas (genitive maris) "male person, male," of unknown origin. Meaning "having the appropriate qualities of the male sex, manly, virile, powerful" is first attested 1620s. As a noun from mid-15c.