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macho

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adjective ma·cho \ˈmä-(ˌ)chō\

Definition of macho

  1. :  characterized by machismo :  aggressively virile

Examples of macho in a sentence

  1. the macho world of football

Origin and Etymology of macho

Spanish, literally, male, from Latin masculus — more at masculine


First Known Use: 1928


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macho

noun ma·cho

Definition of macho

plural

machos

  1. 1 :  one who exhibits machismo

  2. 2 :  machismo

Examples of macho in a sentence

  1. <their annual guys-only hunting trip is a celebration of macho>

1951

First Known Use of macho

1951


MACHO Defined for English Language Learners

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macho

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adjective ma·cho \ˈmä-(ˌ)chō\

Definition of macho for English Language Learners

  • : having or showing qualities (such as very noticeable strength and aggression) that agree with traditional ideas about what men are like : manly or masculine in a very noticeable or exaggerated way



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