- masculine caesura,
- masculine ending,
- masculine pelvis,
- masculine rhyme,
- masculine uterus
Origin of masculine
Examples from the Web for masculinity
A more rugged version of American masculinity is hard to find on screen.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
What does masculinity look like in a world where men and women alike can be titans?
However the American sexual ideal is intimately related to a certain idea of masculinity.
In other words, another treatise on masculinity from Pizzolatto.Alright ‘True Detective,’ You Got Me: Taylor Kitsch Is a Woman’s Man|Teo Bugbee|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Whenever men feel like masculinity is under attack, men get dangerous.Of Gamers, Gates, and Disco Demolition: The Roots of Reactionary Rage|Arthur Chu|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
German femininity was assumed to be of a predominating excellence to match that of German masculinity.Villa Elsa|Stuart Henry
The degree of masculinity is usually indicated by the average number of male births to every 100 female births.Consanguineous Marriages in the American Population|George B. Louis Arner
Her mother's masculinity is gone, and with it the Old Norse flavor.The Influence of Old Norse Literature on English Literature|Conrad Hjalmar Nordby
He respected himself and loved his wife, but he had from boyhood confused the ideas of masculinity and tyranny.The Precipice|Elia Wilkinson Peattie
The big man looked at her with the frank pleasure all masculinity evinces at sight of Alicia.A Woman Named Smith|Marie Conway Oemler
- 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.