adult male

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: male - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)adult male - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"
adult male body, man's body - the body of an adult man
adult, grownup - a fully developed person from maturity onward
male person, male - a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
Black man - a man who is Black
white man - a man who is White
yellow man - offensive term for an Asian man
baboo, babu - used as a Hindi courtesy title; equivalent to English `Mr'
bachelor, unmarried man - a man who has never been married
bey - (formerly) a title of respect for a man in Turkey or Egypt; "he introduced me to Ahmet Bey"
boy - a friendly informal reference to a grown man; "he likes to play golf with the boys"
beau, boyfriend, swain, young man, fellow - a man who is the lover of a girl or young woman; "if I'd known he was her boyfriend I wouldn't have asked"
ex-boyfriend - a man who is no longer a woman's boyfriend
bruiser, strapper, bull, Samson - a large and strong and heavyset man; "he was a bull of a man"; "a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got"
dandy, fashion plate, fop, gallant, sheik, dude, beau, clotheshorse, swell - a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
ejaculator - a man who ejaculates semen
Esq, Esquire - a title of respect for a member of the English gentry ranking just below a knight; placed after the name
castrate, eunuch - a man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction; "eunuchs guarded the harem"
father figure, father surrogate - a man who takes over all the functions of the real father
father-figure - a man (often a powerful or influential man) who arouses emotions usually felt for your real father and with whom you identify psychologically
buster, dude, fellow - an informal form of address for a man; "Say, fellow, what are you doing?"; "Hey buster, what's up?"
galoot - a disreputable or clumsy man
geezer - a man who is (usually) old and/or eccentric
gentleman - a man of refinement
divorced man, grass widower - a man who is divorced from (or separated from) his wife
guy, hombre, bozo, cat - an informal term for a youth or man; "a nice guy"; "the guy's only doing it for some doll"
Herr - a German man; used before the name as a title equivalent to Mr in English
Hooray Henry - a lively and ineffectual upper-class young man
housefather - a man in charge of children in an institution
hunk - a well-built sexually attractive man
ex, ex-husband - a man who was formerly a certain woman's husband
inamorato - a man with whom you are in love or have an intimate relationship
iron man, ironman - a strong man of exceptional physical endurance
ironside - a man of great strength or bravery
adonis - any handsome young man
middle-aged man - a man who is roughly between 45 and 65 years old
Monsieur - used as a French courtesy title; equivalent to English `Mr'
old boy, old man - a familiar term of address for a man
graybeard, greybeard, old man, Methuselah - a man who is very old
paterfamilias, patriarch - the male head of family or tribe
Peter Pan - a boyish or immature man; after the boy in Barrie's play who never grows up
ponce - a man who is effeminate in his manner and fussy in the way he dresses
posseman - an able-bodied man serving as a member of a posse
Senhor - a Portuguese title of respect; equivalent to English `Mr'
shaver - an adult male who shaves
signior, signor - used as an Italian courtesy title; can be prefixed to the name or used separately
signore - an Italian title of respect for a man; equivalent to the English `sir'; used separately (not prefixed to his name)
sir - term of address for a man
stiff - an ordinary man; "a lucky stiff"; "a working stiff"
he-man, macho-man, stud - a man who is virile and sexually active
Tarzan - (sometimes used ironically) a man of great strength and agility (after the hero of a series of novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs)
widower, widowman - a man whose wife is dead especially one who has not remarried
philanderer, womaniser, womanizer - a man who likes many women and has short sexual relationships with them
References in classic literature ?
The tribe of anthropoids over which Kerchak ruled with an iron hand and bared fangs, numbered some six or eight families, each family consisting of an adult male with his females and their young, numbering in all some sixty or seventy apes.
The pickup truck driver, an adult male, suffered a minor shoulder injury and was taken to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, where a Los Angeles Fire Department official said he was in good condition.
Coroner's officials on the scene confirmed that the body of an adult male was found at the crash site.
The YMCA of Greater Houston employed an adult male to work as a counselor in the program.
The researchers tested BPA's effect on glucose regulation by measuring glucose and insulin levels in adult male mice treated with BPA injections, then comparing them with levels in mice treated with [E.
Also resident at the Great Ayton Centre are Finkle, Ferris and Faro, three adult male gerbils left abandoned in an empty house.
A spokesperson for the Detroit Fire Fighters Association described what happened next: "Enduring excruciating heat and total blindness, Firefighter Norgren painstakingly hand searched the room while being beaten down by the deadly conditions, and near the end of his air supply, found an adult male who was pinned under a dresser.
An obsessive dissatisfaction with one's body represents a concern in a portion of the young adult male demographic.
2003, The Function of Adult Male Long Calls in Wild Orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) (Indonesia).
Rodrigues, Sherry (CGS / BES) The counselling experience of adult male survivors of sexual abuse.
BILLY is an adult male lop rabbit who has also been at the sanctuary for some time.
In designing Man2Man, the coalition felt that using adult male facilitators would expose participants to positive role models who would help them recognize the benefits of engaging in responsible behaviors and modify their responses to social pressures to engage in high-risk behaviors.

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