masculinize

verb mas·cu·lin·ize \ ˈmas-kyə-lə-ˌnīz \

Definition of masculinize

masculinized; masculinizing
: to give a chiefly masculine character to; especially : to cause (a female) to take on male characteristics

masculinization

play \ˌmas-kyə-lə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

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First Known Use of masculinize

1858

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masculinize

transitive verb mas·cu·lin·ize
variants: also British masculinise play \ˈmas-kyə-lə-ˌnīz\

medical Definition of masculinize

masculinized also British masculinised; masculinizing also British masculinising
: to give a preponderantly masculine character to; especially : to cause (a female) to take on male characteristics

masculinization

also British masculinisation play \ˌmas-kyə-lə-nə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

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