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ma·chis·mo

 (mä-chēz′mō)
n.
1. A strong or exaggerated sense of traditional masculinity placing great value on physical courage, virility, domination of women, and aggressiveness.
2. An exaggerated interest or devotion to something, often accompanied by a sense of superiority: "People prefer raw-milk cheese for its subtlety and depth of flavor, not out of some kind of foodie machismo" (Corby Kummer).

[Spanish, from macho, male; see macho.]
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machismo

(mæˈkɪzməʊ; -ˈtʃɪz-)
n
exaggerated masculine pride
[Mexican Spanish, from Spanish macho male, from Latin masculus masculine]
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ma•chis•mo

(mɑˈtʃiz moʊ, -ˈtʃɪz-, mə-)

n.
1. an exaggerated sense of manliness.
2. an exaggerated sense of power: national machismo.
[1945–50, Amer.; < Sp]
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macho, machismo - Macho is from Mexican Spanish, meaning "male animal or plant" or "masculine, vigorous"—from Latin masculus, "male"; machismo (pronounced mah-CHEEZ-mo) is based on macho.
See also related terms for vigor.
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machismo

A Mexican Spanish word meaning maleness, used to describe the quality of exaggerated maleness.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.machismo - exaggerated masculinitymachismo - exaggerated masculinity    
masculinity - the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for men
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machismo

noun masculinity, toughness, virility, manliness, laddishness He had to prove his machismo by going on the scariest rides.
Quotations
"The tragedy of machismo is that a man is never quite man enough" [Germaine Greer The Madwoman's Underclothes: My Mailer Problem]
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Translations
machismo

machismo

[məˈtʃɪzməʊ] Nmachismo m
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machismo

[mæˈkɪzməʊ] nmachisme m
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machismo

nMachismo m
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machismo

[mæˈkɪzməʊ] natteggiamenti mpl da macho, machismo
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References in periodicals archive ?
Asi, los presentes datos concuerdan con otros estudios que reportan una evolucion de resistencia o critica contra la ideologia machista tradicional explicita dentro del conjunto de la sociedad, mas en las mujeres que en los hombres (Castaneda, 2007; Rocha y Diaz-Loving, 2005).
However, they recoil at the thought that they may be "macho" or "machista." That depreciating comment is reserved for those of us who hail from Latin American backgrounds.
At times we men are too 'machista'," he said, using the Spanish term for male chauvinists.
Manifestaciones y latencias de la violencia machista (Battering Nation: Manifestations and Latent Expressions of Sexist Violence) is the title of the publication that the Red Chilena contra la Violencia Domestica y Sexual (Chilean Network Against Sexual and Domestic Violence) launched during the third part of this network's national campaign "Cuidado, el Machismo Mata"(Watch Out!
It's hard to find one that's not machista (sic)," she added.
"He is a 'machista' fighter, and that is why I am looking forward this challenge."