anti-macho

adjective
an·​ti-ma·​cho | \ ˌan-tē-ˈmä-(ˌ)chō, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-macho (audio) \

Definition of anti-macho

: characterized by a deliberate avoidance or notable absence of machismo … the cumulative effect of all these anti-macho brainiacs has been to make it seem as if a superhero could be anyone.— Owen Gleiberman

First Known Use of anti-macho

1975, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-macho.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-macho. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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