What is male?

  • (adj): Characteristic of a man.
    Example: "A deep male voice"
    Synonyms: manful, manlike, manly, virile
    See also — Additional definitions below

Malé

... However, the beautifully decorated Male' Hukuru Miskiy remains ... 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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John Norman - Themes
... in his novels however it is always within the context of the male adventure genre, and, as such, families, children, and other mundane aspects of real life are generally ... and completely sexual in nature and while the philosophy presented is unquestionably that of male dominance, the male characters are themselves often ...
Hirsutism - Causes
... 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 ...
Korean Shamanism - Rituals or gut (굿) - Chaesu-gut (채수굿)
... more than half of the costumes the mansin wears are male ... of the other world) 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 ...
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 ...

More definitions of "male":

  • (noun): The capital of Maldives in the center of the islands.
  • (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"
  • (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): A person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies.
    Synonyms: male person

Famous quotes containing the word male:

    The male has been persuaded to assume a certain onerous and disagreeable rôle with the promise of rewards—material and psychological. Women may in the first place even have put it into his head. BE A MAN! may have been, metaphorically, what Eve uttered at the critical moment in the Garden of Eden.
    Wyndham Lewis (1882–1957)

    Then, the cool kindliness of sheets, that soon
    Smooth away trouble; and the rough male kiss
    Of blankets; grainy wood; live hair that is
    Shining and free; blue-massing clouds; the keen
    Unpassioned beauty of a great machine;
    Rupert Brooke (1887–1915)

    Because of our social circumstances, male and female are really two cultures and their life experiences are utterly different.
    Kate Millet (b. 1934)