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male

male

 
 
pronunciation:
meIl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective, noun), Homophone Note
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the masculine sex.
synonyms:
masculine, virile
similar words:
bull, macho, manful, manly
definition 2: composed of those that are of the masculine sex.
synonyms:
masculine
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person or animal of the masculine sex; one that fathers rather than bears offspring.
similar words:
boy, buck, bull, chap, father, gentleman, guy, lad, man, stud
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Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word mail? Male and mail sound alike but have different meanings.