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macho

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See also Macho

English

Etymology

From Spanish macho (male), from Latin masculus

Pronunciation

Adjective

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Positive
macho

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. (informal) manly, tough

Translations

Noun

Singular
macho

Plural
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  1. A macho person.
  2. The striped mullet of California (Mugil cephalus, / Mexicanus).

Derived terms

Translations


Filipino

Pronunciation

  • /ˈmɑtʃo/
  • UK also /ˈmætʃo/

Adjective

macho

  1. manly, muscled
  2. a person who displays machismo

Italian

Adjective

macho inv.

  1. macho

Noun

macho m. inv.

  1. macho

Portuguese

Adjective

macho m.

  1. male (belonging or referring to the sex having the smaller gametes)


This Portuguese entry was created from the translations listed at male. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see macho in the Portuguese Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008


Spanish

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] masculus (male)

Adjective

macho m. (feminine macha, masculine plural machos, feminine plural machas)

  1. male
  2. strong, brave

Noun

macho m. (plural machos)

Singular
macho m.

Plural
machos m.

  1. male

Antonyms

Related terms


Swahili

Noun

macho pl. (ji-ma class, plural of jicho)

  1. eyes

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