supermacho

adjective
su·​per·​ma·​cho | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈmä-(ˌ)chō How to pronounce supermacho (audio) \

Definition of supermacho

: extremely masculine or macho Most of these films centered on a seamy urban milieu and a tough lead character—almost always a supermacho male—in such guises as street hustler, private detective, boxer or Vietnam War veteran.— David Mills

First Known Use of supermacho

1971, in the meaning defined above

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“Supermacho.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supermacho. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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