hypermasculine

adjective
hy·​per·​mas·​cu·​line | \ ˌhī-pər-ˈma-skyə-lən How to pronounce hypermasculine (audio) \
variants: or hyper-masculine

Definition of hypermasculine

: extremely or excessively masculine a magazine full of hypermasculine ads … the toy market's discovery that you can sell dolls to boys if you call them action figures and make them hypermasculine.— David G. Hartwell

Other Words from hypermasculine

hypermasculinity \ ˌhī-​pər-​ˌma-​skyə-​ˈli-​nə-​tē How to pronounce hypermasculine (audio) \ or hyper-masculinity noun
Combining macho engineering with the hypermasculinity of the military has wrought disastrous environmental consequences. — Joni Seager

First Known Use of hypermasculine

1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Hypermasculine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypermasculine. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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