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Middle English male, borrowed from Old French masle, malle (Modern French mâle), from Latin masculus (masculine, a male), diminutive of mās (male, masculine).

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Male (not comparable)

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Male

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Belonging or referring to the sex which is generally characterized as having the smaller gametes (for species which have two sexes and for which this distinction can be made) which fertilize the female-produced eggs.
    • 2009, The Guardian, 11 Sep 09:
      "It's very complex area," said Bowen-Simpkins, a consultant gynaecologist. "The male hormone is what gives bulk to muscles and bones so they are at an advantage."
  2. Characteristic of or relating to men, or male animals.
    • 2009, The Guardian, 11 Dec 09:
      "While No Doubt are avid fans of the Rolling Stones and even have performed in concerts with them, the Character Manipulation Feature results in an unauthorised performance by the Gwen Stefani avatar in a male voice boasting about having sex with prostitutes," the band's lawyers alleged.
  3. (figuratively) Of instruments or tools: designed to fit into or penetrate a "female" counterpart, as in a connector or pipe fitting.

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Male

Plural
Males

Male (plural Males)
  1. Someone of male, masculine gender, whether human, (sexual) animal or (sexual) plant.

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Male (imperative mal, present maler, past malede or malte, past participle malet)

  1. grind, mill
  2. paint

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Male

  1. (archaic) inflexion of maal (all senses)

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Male

  1. The singular present subjunctive of malen.

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male

from the prefix mal- (antonym) + -e (indicates adverb)

  1. on the contrary

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Coined ex nihilo by Ado Grenzstein in the 19th century.

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male

  1. chess

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male

  1. Patrono:De-verb form of
  2. Patrono:De-verb form of
  3. Patrono:De-verb form of
  4. Patrono:De-verb form of

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  • IPA: [ˈmaː.le], /ˈmale/, SAMPA: /"ma.le/

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male

  1. badly, wrongly

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male m. (plural mali)

  1. evil, harm
  2. pain, ache, illness, sickness, disease

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From malus (bad, wicked).

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male (comparative pēius, superlative pessimē)
  1. badly
  2. wrongly
  3. cruelly, wickedly

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male

  1. paint
  2. grind (to make smaller by breaking with a device)
  3. purr (of a cat, to make a vibrating sound in its throat when contented)ar:male

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