- having qualities or appearance traditionally associated with men.
“he is outstandingly handsome and robust, very masculine”
synonyms: virile, macho, manly, all-male, muscular, muscly, strong, strapping, well built, rugged, robust, brawny, powerful, red-blooded, vigorous
- GRAMMAR of or denoting a gender of nouns and adjectives, conventionally regarded as male.
- the male sex or gender.
“the dance presents the world of the masculine, its raw energy”