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virile

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of virile

  1. of, relating to, or marked by qualities traditionally associated with men <men were once expected to be interested only in such virile activities as hunting> Synonyms male, manlike, manly, mannish, man-size (or man-sized), masculineRelated Words hairy-chested, hypermasculine, macho, ultramasculine; boyish, hoydenish, tomboyish; Amazonian, butchNear Antonyms metrosexual, unmacho; effeminate, girlish, sissified, sissy; feminine, womanish, womanlike, womanly; emasculated, impotent, weakened; androgynous, neuterAntonyms unmanly, unmasculine




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