Definition of

Macho

  1. (noun, person) a male exhibiting or characterized by machismo
  2. (adj, all) used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Macho

butch

Alternate forms of Macho

Hypernyms: male, male person

Origin of the word Macho

  1. 1928 (n.) "tough guy," from Sp. macho "male animal," as an adj., "masculine, virile," from L. masculus (see masculine). First attested in Eng. as an adj. 1959. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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