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 ... 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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Korean Shamanism - Rituals or gut (굿) - Chaesu-gut (채수굿)
... chaesugut, more than half of the costumes the mansin wears are male ... (spirits 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 ...
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 ...
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 aspects of real life are generally absent and those roles ... presented is unquestionably that of male dominance, the male characters are themselves often temporarily and elaborately enslaved by powerful females ...

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): The capital of Maldives in the center of the islands.
  • (noun): A person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies.
    Synonyms: male person
  • (adj): For or composed of men or boys.
    Example: "The male lead"; "masculine attire"
  • (noun): An animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova).

Famous quotes containing the word male:

    If God is male, then male is God. The divine patriarch castrates women as long as he is allowed to live on in the human imagination.
    Mary Daly (b. 1928)

    There is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
    Bible: New Testament Galatians 3:28.

    ...at this stage in the advancement of women the best policy for them is not to talk much about the abstract principles of women’s rights but to do good work in any job they get, better work if possible than their male colleagues.
    Virginia Crocheron Gildersleeve (1877–1965)