masculinize

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

mas·cu·lin·ize

verb \ˈmas-kyə-lə-ˌnīz\
mas·cu·lin·izedmas·cu·lin·iz·ing

Definition of MASCULINIZE

transitive verb
:  to give a chiefly masculine character to; especially :  to cause (a female) to take on male characteristics
mas·cu·lin·i·za·tion \ˌmas-kyə-lə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of MASCULINIZE

1858

mas·cu·lin·ize

transitive verb    (Medical Dictionary)
mas·cu·lin·ized also British mas·cu·lin·isedmas·cu·lin·iz·ing also British mas·cu·lin·is·ing

Medical Definition of MASCULINIZE

: to give a preponderantly masculine character to; especially : to cause (a female) to take on male characteristics
mas·cu·lin·iza·tion also British mas·cu·lin·isa·tion \ˌmas-kyə-lə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

Variants of MASCULINIZE

mas·cu·lin·ize also British mas·cu·lin·ise \ˈmas-kyə-lə-ˌnīz\

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