alpha male

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of alpha male

:dominant male
  • a fight in the pack between a young wolf and the alpha male

Word by Word Definitions

alpha play
  1. : the 1st letter of the Greek alphabet — see Alphabet Table

  2. : something that is first : beginning

  3. : alpha wave

  1. : closest in the structure of an organic molecule to a particular group or atom

  2. : socially dominant especially in a group of animals

  3. : alphabetic

male play
  1. : a male person : a man or a boy

  2. : an individual of the sex that is typically capable of producing small, usually motile gametes (such as sperm or spermatozoa) which fertilize the eggs of a female

  3. : a plant having stamens but no pistils

  1. : of, relating to, or being the sex that typically has the capacity to produce relatively small, usually motile gametes which fertilize the eggs of a female

  2. : having or producing only stamens or staminate flowers

  3. : characteristic of boys, men, or the male sex


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