What is male?

  • (noun): The capital of Maldives in the center of the islands.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Malé

... However, the beautifully decorated Male' Hukuru Miskiy remains ... Over the years there have been many coup attempts and protests centered in Male as a result of demand for greater democracy in the Maldives ...

Some articles on male:

Malé - Subdivisions
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Infibulation - Male
... Male infibulation is now usually performed as genital modification, but it can also refer to self-torture, such as piercing one's nipples, labia, clitoris, scrotum or penis with sharp objects for pleasure ...
John Norman - Themes
... are described in depth in his novels however it is always within the context of the male adventure genre, and, as such, families, children, and other mundane ... sexual in nature and while the philosophy presented is unquestionably that of male dominance, the male characters are themselves often temporarily and elaborately enslaved by powerful females ...
Korean Shamanism - Rituals or gut (굿) - Chaesu-gut (채수굿)
... that comprise a typical chaesugut, more than half of the costumes the mansin wears are male ... and the greedy taegam (the overseer), which require male costumes ... First, since the mansin is often possessed by both male and female spirits and can thus become an icon of the opposite sex, it is reasonable that she use the attire of both sexes ...
Hirsutism - Causes
... Hirsutism can be caused by either an increased level of androgens, the male hormones, or an oversensitivity of hair follicles to androgens ... Male hormones such as testosterone stimulate hair growth, increase size and intensify the growth and pigmentation of hair ... Other symptoms associated with a high level of male hormones include acne, deepening of the voice, and increased muscle mass ...

More definitions of "male":

  • (adj): Being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation.
    Example: "A male infant"; "a male holly tree"
  • (noun): An animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova).
  • (adj): For or composed of men or boys.
    Example: "The male lead"; "masculine attire"
  • (noun): A person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies.
    Synonyms: male person

Famous quotes containing the word male:

    In all systems of theology the devil figures as a male person.... Yes, it is women who keep the church going.
    Don Marquis (1878–1937)

    The world’s male chivalry has perished out,
    But women are knights-errant to the last;
    And, if Cervantes had been greater still,
    He had made his Don a Donna.
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861)

    The kiss originated when the first male reptile licked the first female reptile, implying in a subtle, complimentary way that she was as succulent as the small reptile he had for dinner the night before.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940)