Definitions of Males

  1. Human adult males as cultural, psychological, sociological, political, and economic entities.

Usage examples for Males

  1. In this species the females are also provided with tusks- though not of such size as in the males- whereas the female of the Indian elephant has either no tusks at all, or they are so small as to be scarcely perceptible outside the skin of the lips. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  2. Now when the king puts any to death, he does not leave alive their sons either, but he puts to death all the males, not doing any hurt to the females. – The History Of Herodotus Volume 1(of 2) by Herodotus
  3. And a terrible fight it had been, too, for one of the younger males had dared to show a little attention to one of Bulon's wives, and this in buffalo land is a great insult and not to be overlooked. – Rataplan by Ellen Velvin
  4. I also observed, that those whom he suffered to approach the nearest to me were always the largest and strongest of the males; the young and the females he obliged to keep at a considerable distance from me. – Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
  5. Under it will come such questions as these:- What differences of mental mass and mental complexity, if any, existing between males and females, are common to all races? – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  6. There are thirty- five families now belonging to the Association, in all one hundred and forty persons; of this number forty- three are males over twenty- one years of age. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  7. In the wild, a female will take between 5- 7 years to mature whereas males will take 9- 11 years. – Free from School by Rahul Alvares
  8. In the English and Welsh boroughs it ran from nearly one in four in Bedford and Aylesbury, where practically all adult males were voters, to one in forty- five in the manufacturing towns. – The Government of England (Vol. I) by A. Lawrence Lowell
  9. Born sovereigns, or having taken out papers, the adult males in this ward had lined up one day, now far in the past. – The Lash by Olin L. Lyman
  10. A growl from him, or only a look, is enough, all obey, except the females, and the females have their way, for, true to type, the males never harm the females, and it is always the females who start the trouble. – A Negro Explorer at the North Pole by Matthew A. Henson Commentator: Robert E. Peary Booker T. Washington
  11. Audrey was fired by the vigorous independence of the girl against three males. – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  12. He guards her from the attention of all other males, fighting all rivals fiercely, with a special weapon, developed at this time, in the form of a hooked lower jaw with teeth often more than half- an- inch long. – The Truth About Woman by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  13. In other places, where the intervening space was too wide for the females with their young to pass over, the males could be seen bending down a branch of the opposite tree, so as to bring it nearer, and assist them in crossing. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  14. They broke into all buildings and searched for any males of noble birth. – Si'Wren of the Patriarchs by Roland Cheney
  15. And, again, what is the meaning of the colours being widely different in the males and females of certain species, and alike in the two sexes of other species? – The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol. I (1st edition) by Charles Darwin
  16. This man and Young were now the sole survivors out of the fifteen males that had landed upon the island. – The Eventful History Of The Mutiny And Piratical Seizure Of H.M.S. Bounty: Its Cause And Consequences by Sir John Barrow
  17. Unless the female line happens to be especially remarkable descent is traced down through the males. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  18. No one believed there were any such cowardly males among them, but they could not prove it. – The Co-Citizens by Corra Harris
  19. Such shifts are, on the average, longer and more frequent in males. – Ecological Observations on the Woodrat, Neotoma floridana by Henry S. Fitch Dennis G. Rainey
  20. The adult males of the Israelites were probably divided into companies, which relieved each other at stated intervals of weeks or months. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society