Definitions of male

  1. Of or pertaining to the sex that begets or procreates young, or ( in a wider sense) to the sex that produces spermatozoa, by which the ova are fertilized; not female; as, male organs.
  2. Suitable to the male sex; characteristic or suggestive of a male; masculine; as, male courage.
  3. Consisting of males; as, a male choir.
  4. Adapted for entering another corresponding piece ( the female piece) which is hollow and which it fits; as, a male gauge, for gauging the size or shape of a hole; a male screw, etc.
  5. Capable of producing fertilization, but not of bearing fruit; - said of stamens and antheridia, and of the plants, or parts of plants, which bear them.
  6. the capital of Maldives in the center of the islands
  7. a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
  8. Same as Mail, a bag.
  9. An animal of the male sex.
  10. A plant bearing only staminate flowers.
  11. A human being of the sex that fathers young; an animal or plant of such sex.
  12. One of the male sex: a he- animal: a stamen- bearing plant.
  13. One of the sex that begets young.
  14. A male person, animal, or plant.
  15. A male animal or plant. Male rhymes, those in which only final syllables rhyme.
  16. A male animal or plant; in bot., a plant or flower which bears stamens and no pistil.
  17. Male or a masculine organism; organs of reproduction, as the testes; or fertilizing organs of flowers, as stamens; symbol.
  18. characteristic of a man; " a deep male voice"; " manly sports"
  19. ( biology) being the sex ( of plant or animal) that produces gametes ( spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation; " a male infant"; " a male holly tree"
  20. for or composed of men or boys; " the male lead"; " masculine attire"
  21. being the sex ( of plant or animal) that produces gametes ( spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation; " a male infant"; " a male holly tree"
  22. Evil; wicked; bad.
  23. See Mal-.
  24. Pertaining to the sex that fathers young; not female; masculine.
  25. Masculine: pertaining to the sex that begets ( not bears) young: ( bot.) bearing stamens.
  26. Pertaining to the sex that begets young; masculine.
  27. Pertaining to the sex that begets; bearing stamens, or that fecundates; said of a screw whose threads enter the grooves of the corresponding, or female screw.
  28. Relating to the sex that begets young; bearing stamens only; having the thread on the outside, as a screw.
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