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machismo

noun

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the set of qualities considered appropriate for or characteristic of men
  • a culture that prizes machismo and has rigid gender roles

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The first known use of machismo was circa 1948

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“Machismo.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/machismo. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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