supermacho

adjective

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

Word History

First Known Use

1971, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of supermacho was in 1971

Dictionary Entries Near supermacho

Cite this Entry

“Supermacho.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supermacho. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!


Commonly Confused Words Quiz

  • vector image of a face with thought expression
  • I went to the ______ store to buy a birthday card.
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Solve today's spelling word game by finding as many words as you can with using just 7 letters. Longer words score more points.

Can you make 12 words with 7 letters?

PLAY