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machismo

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Etymology

First attested 1940, from American Spanish machismo, from Spanish macho, "male", + -ism.

Noun

Singular
machismo

Plural
-

machismo (-)
  1. exaggerated masculinity
    • Germaine Greer:
      The tragedy of machismo is that a man is never quite man enough.

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Italian

Noun

machismo m. (plural machismi)

  1. machismo

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