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he-man

(hē′măn′)
n. Informal
A man considered strong and virile.

he-man

n, pl -men
informal a strongly built muscular man

he′-man`



n., pl. -men. Informal.
a strong, tough, virile man.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.he-man - a man who is virile and sexually activehe-man - a man who is virile and sexually active
adult male, man - an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus"

he-man

noun (Informal) muscle man, hunk (slang), Hercules, Atlas, Tarzan (informal), bit of beefcake Oxford educated he-man offers an insider's view on weightlifting.
Translations

he-man

[ˈhiːmæn] N (he-men (pl)) → macho m

he-man

n pl <-men> (inf)sehr männlicher Typ, echter or richtiger Mann; he fancies himself as a he-maner kommt sich unheimlich männlich vor (inf)

he-man

[ˈhiːˌmæn] n (-men (pl)) (fam) → vero maschio

he

(hiː) pronoun
(used as the subject of a verb).
1. a male person or animal already spoken about. When I spoke to John, he told me he had seen you.
2. any (male) person. He who hesitates is lost.
noun
a male person or animal. Is a cow a he or a she?
he-
male. a he-goat.
ˈhe-man (-mӕn) plural ˈhe-men noun
a very strong, powerful man.
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She has a weakness for big, swaggering, rascally he-men.
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The suggestion is Villa are as doomed as the Titanic, even the joint might and muscle of Hollywood He-men Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone could nott haul them off a slippery slope.
The 7mm-08 gets a lot done with relatively little powder and recoil, the reason some real he-men have become fans, even those who didn't originally think there was any reason for its existence.
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Here's all you need to know: when shooting a zombie early on in the film, one of the brave Israeli he-men looks at the creature's exposed entrails and quips what is probably the greatest line in any horror movie ever: "Looks like kishke.
Real he-men, commanding troops, shaping events, saving the nation, routing the enemies of Israel and the entire Jewish people.
For the big bore he-men, there have even been a couple in .
MacNider played football at Harvard and earned a chestful of medals in both world wars, but he had an Iowa isolationist streak that such He-Men as Lindsey Graham and Rick Santorum would find suspiciously girlish.
I think the He-men in the movies belong in the Army, Marine, Navy or Air Corps," Autry said at the time.
But the actual he-men, the men with all the groovy muscles were strangely conspicuous by their absence in these sweat-filled fitness/training halls.