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he-man

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

n, pl -men
informal a strongly built muscular man
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he′-man`



n., pl. -men. Informal.
a strong, tough, virile man.
[1825–35]
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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"
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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.
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Translations

he-man

[ˈhiːmæn] N (he-men (pl)) → macho m
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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)
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he-man

[ˈhiːˌmæn] n (-men (pl)) (fam) → vero maschio
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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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Chris Hemsworth is famous for playing stoic but well-meaning he-men (Rush, In the Heart of the Sea) or the Mjolnir-wielding Asgardian god of thunder in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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.
(19) In his foreword that takes the reader on a wild gender-bending ride from Hollywood he-men to cultural practices in Africa, the Middle East, and East Asia, Thanes Wongyannawa of Thammasat University points out that in many societies homosociality is not equivalent to homosexuality (Chanan, pp.
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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.
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