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
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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.
Those who know say that the most painful punishment that can be inflicted upon an adult male, short of injuring him, is a good, old fashioned shaking.
One of the most important organs of the female system -- an admirable provision of nature for the repose of infancy, but chiefly useful in rural festivities to support plates of cold chicken and heads of adult males. The male of our species has a rudimentary lap, imperfectly developed and in no way contributing to the animal's substantial welfare.
The US Coast Guard said the crew safely embarked two Brazilian adult males, one Brazilian adult female, one Jamaican adult male and two potential smugglers.
THE Football Association is re-launching its adult male retention-focused funding scheme to support men's 11-a-side community football teams across the country.
Other causes included musculoskeletal disorders in emus (particularly hand-reared) and rheas; trauma in neonate ostriches, mainly due to crushing by parents; leg deformities in emu chicks and juveniles; general sepsis in hand-reared ratite chicks due to a chlamydiosis outbreaks (1989-1990); trauma by conspecifics in subadult ostriches and emus; stress myopathy in subadult rheas, particularly after introduction to a new enclosure; evisceration inflicted by herbivorous enclosure mates on adult male ostriches; fatal peritonitis following salpingitis in adult female ostriches; and death associated with ocular disorder in adult male emus.
One adult male sustained serious injuries and one adult male was trapped dead.
The team stated, 'This carving weighs about 450 [pounds] which is about twice the weight of an actual adult male.' KM
On June 24, an adult male Formosan rock macaque entered the zoo's 'monkey island' and became entangled in a fight with the original residents, the Central News Agency reported.
According to the doctors, an adult male could donate after every three months while an adult female could donate three times in a year.
The scientists worked with adult male mice, which they split into two groups: active and sedentary.
The PS1m fund has been created to boost football's traditional format following a recent decrease in the number of adult male FA-affiliated grassroots league teams.

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