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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
male
I.adjective
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
a female/male companion
▪ Do you know who his female companion was?
a male/female employee
▪ The majority of the female employees are under 30.
a male/female occupation (=a job that traditionally is done by men or women)
▪ traditional female occupations such as nursing
alpha male
dominant male
▪ The dominant male gorilla is the largest in the group.
male chauvinism
male chauvinism
male chauvinist pig (=an insulting name for a male chauvinist)
▪ a male chauvinist pig
male chauvinist pig (=an insulting name for a male chauvinist)
(male) chauvinist pig (=a man who thinks women are not equal to men)
male chauvinist
▪ He’s a bit of a male chauvinist.
male chauvinist
▪ I’m afraid Bill’s a bit of a male chauvinist.
male menopause
male preserve
▪ Banking used to be a male preserve.
male/female friends
▪ Most of my male friends are married now.
male/female sexuality
▪ a study of male sexuality
the female/male body
▪ his drawings of the female body
the male/female line
▪ This particular gene is passed down through the male line.
youth/male/female unemployment (=the number of young people/men/women unemployed)
▪ Youth unemployment there has reached 50 percent.
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ NOUN
chauvinism
▪ He got a little tired of her complaints that male chauvinism had stopped her getting a book out.
▪ We doubt if any of the men on translation committees or who did their own translations are conscious of any male chauvinism.
▪ But to ascribe this to male chauvinism wouldn't be accurate either.
▪ Marriage experts have slammed Laura's ideas as offensive and pandering to male chauvinism.
▪ Hence also the exaggerated tribalism, the bullheaded racism of an Alf Garnett, the dogged male chauvinism of an Andy Capp.
▪ He's had a lifelong fight with feminists who accuse him of extreme male chauvinism and damaging their dignity.
chauvinist
▪ Who said his age excused him from being a male chauvinist?
▪ The producer was Av Westin, who is a staunch male chauvinist, but there was absolutely no hesitation, no objection.
▪ In a nation of committed male chauvinists, all this excitement may stimulate a desire to pinch a schoolgirl's bottom.
▪ No wonder male chauvinists want to reclaim the sole right to do so.
child
▪ I had, after all, accounted for two male children and thus done womankind something of a statistical favour.
▪ They early give their male children guns and ceremoniously teach them the rules of their use.
▪ The conflict aroused in these male children can induce an emotional paralysis in later life.
▪ Two-thirds of the ability of male children on aerobic capacity tests; almost 90 percent in female children.
▪ Concentrated semen will make a male child, fluid semen a female.
colleague
▪ Diplomatically, she pointed to where her male colleagues were standing.
▪ Most women can recognize an inappropriate pass by a male colleague.
▪ There was a brief scuffle at the entrance between photographers and a male colleague with the Marquess.
▪ Few were in the top echelons, and they regularly fell behind their male colleagues in promotions and salary increases.
▪ Leslie was hurt after racing to back up male colleagues trying to catch the suspect in Wavertree, Liverpool.
▪ Earlier this month a male colleague, also on the holiday, was dismissed.
▪ If two male colleagues had gone on holiday, she said, neither would have been sacked.
▪ Our engineers described how their male colleagues had problems finding topics of social conversation outside work.
counterpart
▪ Elizabeth Jerichau-Baumann's undated painting Odalisque subscribes to the stereotypes of the female nude propagated by her male counterparts.
▪ Fifty-eight percent say they are no worse than their male counterparts.
▪ Besides being paid less per hour the majority of women employees in both sectors work fewer hours than their male counterparts.
▪ Women who undergo cosmetic surgery still far outnumber their male counterparts.
▪ Furthermore, they found that female clerical workers were much less likely to achieve promotion than their male counterparts.
▪ Female managers generally have less difficulty and embarrassment with this topic than do their male counterparts.
▪ But far be it for us to shed crocodile tears over the bruised egos of our male counterparts.
▪ And life for their male counterparts may be no less bleak.
friend
▪ She said she asked for a lift for herself and a male friend as a joke.
▪ I have the honor of being his only male friend to be included.
▪ She was at pains to tell me - several times - that her male friends were divided into two groups.
▪ She's the type of girl who doesn't have any close girlfriends, just male friends.
▪ He went to the cinema at least once a week, in the company of Susan Einzig or his young male friends.
▪ A number of my male friends are very interested in my neckties.
▪ He had two friends there, two male friends, who had a little boat they could take fishing.
▪ This was a book which began life as chapters to be read aloud to like-minded male friends.
heir
▪ The succession law favouring the male heir was changed in May 1990 to give equal succession rights to both sexes.
▪ That is how strongly she felt about her responsibility to produce a male heir to the Kang clan.
▪ However, if a man dies without direct male heirs, his cattle will be inherited by a daughter.
▪ Late in life, King Robert had still fathered no male heir.
▪ Unless this occurred, the land was divided equally amongst all the male heirs, reducing the size of Catholic plots.
▪ This was most likely to happen if a lordship was left without an adult male heir.
▪ Madresfield Court at Malvern, Worcs, had stayed empty because the previous tenant had no male heir.
line
▪ The family was one of the most prolific in the parish, but in the end the male line withered.
▪ A second method of proclaiming cadency down the male line of the whole blood is to display single marks of difference.
▪ The direct male line of the family died out in 1367.
member
▪ During the lesson the male member of staff was continually engaged in a physical interaction with a number of pupils.
▪ In addition, feminists received more support from clergymen than from male members of any other profession.
▪ At the beginning of 1940 there were 190 male members, yet four years later only 93!
▪ Most days the male members of the dass ate lunch together.
▪ Another pleasure, which Karelius shared with most male members of the audience, was the performance of her sister's understudy.
▪ The male member of the duo turned around.
▪ The only remaining male member of our Church choir was a Vic-Wells ballet fan.
▪ But then various men on the race committee and some male members of the National Aeronautic Association began to have second thoughts.
partner
▪ There was no effect when only the male partner was a smoker.
▪ In London in 1994 9,800 women were attacked by their male partners, compared to 887 men.
▪ Males, in particular, are quickly inhibited from approaching a female if she is already interacting with a male partner.
▪ One of the key differences between the two relates to the impact of a male partner in the household.
▪ Females benefit from having several male partners because they all help to rear her young.
▪ Women's caring responsibilities frequently include the welfare of male partners as well as children.
▪ Some women choose to bring up children alone without a male partner.
patient
▪ Interestingly, both female as well as male patients exhibited a hypocholesterolaemia, a finding not previously reported among other population groups.
▪ Another male patient at Doncaster Royal Infirmary, arrested after last night's incident, was today being interviewed by police.
▪ One male patient had two separate oesophageal carcinomas.
▪ There were 2101 male patients and 3 female patients in the group.
▪ There they go now, in the autumn dusk, the male patients in their light pyjamas, while the band plays.
▪ Methods Studies were undertaken in 176 male patients who were having investigational colonoscopy and who were found to have a normal colon.
▪ The other male patient was very different from the man who had hurt his head.
▪ Dieulafoy's lesion is a disease of mainly middle aged and elderly male patients.
population
▪ Here in Deptford half the male population don't have what you'd call a regular job.
▪ Half the male population is economically active, compared to one-quarter of the female population.
▪ Over 85% of the male population are or were manual workers.
▪ You have to be both token woman and superwoman to come anywhere near a shortlist that disenfranchises most of the male population.
▪ In mid-Cornwall, for example, over a third of the male population has been out of work in recent years.
▪ That does not surprise me, given that 20 percent. of the male population in Newham are currently unemployed.
▪ One in five of the male population is unemployed.
power
▪ In other words, they take the side of women against forms of male power.
▪ The combination of sheer male power and boyish devilment was too seductive.
▪ No relevant issues were raised, no acknowledgment that rape is about male power, or even that it is wrong.
▪ It raised questions about the connections between male power within the family and within the industrial firm.
▪ In understanding male power it is important to understand that masculine oligarchies exclude not only all women but most men.
▪ A serious feminist critique of masculinity and male power was long overdue.
▪ The male power in procreation is the active power; women's contribution is passive.
preserve
▪ Because work is still considered a male role, leisure, similarly, is thought to be a male preserve.
▪ Real life was then a male preserve but Helen had no interest in the usual option of the women's pages.
▪ Every head would turn if a woman walked into one of those male preserves.
▪ In cotton country women weavers made coarser cloths, quality pieces remaining a male preserve.
▪ Despite being so ubiquitous, until now they've been solely a male preserve.
▪ Not only does she execute embroideries, but designs them too - thereby encroaching on what had formerly been a male preserve.
▪ The suburban commuter station was emphatically a male preserve at certain times of day.
▪ Working technical equipment seemed to be a male preserve.
sexuality
▪ Max breathed out powerful male sexuality in every movement.
▪ A dread of black male sexuality remains.
▪ It was the language of purity which mobilized many women to develop a trenchant critique of male sexuality.
▪ And it would give us a new understanding of the statues with phallic necks or other representations of male sexuality.
▪ He was standing close, holding her breathless with his gaze, every inch of him exuding male sexuality.
▪ Untamed, they can indulge their short-term and promiscuous male sexuality and many do.
▪ It needed to focus on the reform of male sexuality and the improvement of working-class morals.
▪ She is in constant pursuit of ways in which to accentuate male sexuality and to provide men with comfortable clothes.
student
▪ Only 10 percent of male students showed such reactions to a story about a student called John.
▪ Nisbett and Cohen also cite experiments they conducted using male students at the University of Michigan.
▪ On one occasion in the early 1880s she was persuaded to address male students at Edinburgh University medical school.
▪ Since most of the male students were in their mid to late twenties, spouse hunting for them was a major preoccupation.
▪ But male students are not exempt.
▪ The male students were randomly assigned to one of four groups.
▪ The gunman had entered a classroom and ordered male students to leave.
▪ In the months prior to the incident, white male students had become more openly resentful of black men dating white women.
violence
▪ None the less to equate female and male violence is misleading.
▪ The popular notion that words do not hurt you is by no means endorsed among women survivors of male violence.
▪ The causes of male violence intersect in complex ways with inequalities of class, ethnicity, race, and age.
▪ Female nurturing is presented as the solution to male violence - as though women haven't been doing that for centuries.
▪ Other essays examine subjects such as white supremacy, Black homophobia feminist politicization and male violence.
▪ Summary 1 Official statistics understate the amount of male violence against women both in public places and in the home.
voice
▪ A gruff male voice bade them enter.
▪ There is now a male voice, firm and authoritative, speaking on top of the music.
▪ She paused, hearing the low murmur of male voices, from the doorway just ahead of her.
▪ With a table and a loud male voice he had rid 114 of its claim to local fame.
▪ She sang solo against the humming of the male voices behind her and against the organ counterpoint.
▪ He had a good tenor voice and he belonged to a male voice glee party.
▪ And then an impatient male voice had shouted from the cockpit above.
▪ The Hilliard Ensemble, using six male voices, gives immaculate performances that are rhythmically alive and expressive.
worker
▪ The evidence does not appear to confirm this, especially in the case of full-time male workers.
▪ She also said she was locked in a walk-in freezer by two male workers.
▪ Finally, the decrease has been greatest among full-time male workers.
▪ It is assumed that all permanently disabled male workers who survived until 1966 are included in the above table.
▪ By 1985, full-time male workers were working an average of 40.3 hours per week.
▪ No evidence was found of fertility problems in male workers.
▪ By 1989 the average working week for full-time male workers had increased to 44.1 hours.
▪ Inasmuch as almost all on-the-job injuries up to that time involved male workers, I concentrate on the males.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
don't come the innocent/victim/helpless male etc with me
male/female bonding
▪ Do a little female bonding - go shopping or out for a big lunch with a friend.
▪ A whole series of male clubs sprang up which emphasised the elements of male bonding.
▪ Anticipated here is that always unstable disjunction between identification and desire upon which male bonding depends.
▪ First, the male - female bonding is weakened owing to the low frequency of male interactions with most of his female companions.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
male pursuits such as football and golf
male sexuality
▪ A rooster is a male chicken.
▪ a survey of male and female attitudes
▪ All the selected texts are written by male philosophers.
▪ More women are entering traditionally male jobs like engineering.
▪ Most of the science teachers are male.
▪ Salaries have increased for both male and female graduates.
▪ the male-only setting of the St Andrews Sporting Club
▪ The Health Service needs more male nurses.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Aboard they had some six hundred gallons of gasoline, just a partial load, and a male stand-in for her.
▪ All too often, the male response has been flight.
▪ Female nurturing is presented as the solution to male violence - as though women haven't been doing that for centuries.
▪ Here we are, you see, women of modest but independent means, living together, but without male attachments.
▪ How, then, do women engineers resolve the contradictions of their presence in a male world?
▪ Is it the same reason old male television anchors go to the networks, and old female television anchors go to pasture?
▪ One such male priest conducted a ritual of purification of a church after a woman priest had celebrated Mass there.
II.noun
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADJECTIVE
adult
▪ The adult males move in larger home ranges that are superimposed spatially upon those of the females.
▪ Being an adult male, he was at the end of the line for inoculations.
▪ The adult males are dark, the females and young are sandy-brown.
▪ This year's quota is 25,400, composed of 23,400 pups and 2,000 adult males.
▪ Another key set of wired bonds is that between adult males.
▪ Between 1641 and 1651 more than one in five adult males bore arms perhaps one in twenty lost their lives.
▪ In 1877 he observed the adult male and female forms.
black
▪ Both movies look at the pressures on young black urban males.
Blacks, particularly black males, are underrepresented in medical schools across the country.
▪ But not every black male is a wife-beater.
▪ They were sparked by the police shooting of an unarmed young black male, Timothy Thomas.
▪ More whites joined in, and black female students called more black males to even the numbers.
▪ Consider: Homicide is the leading cause of death for black males between the ages of 15 and 34.
▪ For black males in this age group the increase was even greater.
▪ The participants, mostly black males, were criticized for following Farrakhan, who has been accused of anti-Semitism.
dominant
▪ Harem A typical mammalian grouping consists of one dominant male and a harem of females.
▪ It is not my experience that dominant males have ever had too much difficulty accepting their social superiority.
▪ Her father is Andy, the only adult dominant male in the Belfast group.
▪ Several dominant males could impregnate all the women and perpetuate the tribe.
▪ This arrangement requires a certain amount of restraint and co-operation on the part of the dominant males, but it clearly has compensatory advantages.
▪ There are some species, such as hyenas and vervet monkeys, in which females are dominant to males.
▪ In other groups, the dominant male gets most of the matings, and the other males are allowed an occasional copulation.
▪ If the pack has become too big and unmanageable, the dominant male must spend all his time trying to control it.
human
▪ Its distinction between human males and human females was almost complete.
▪ Similarly - and we declare this honestly and proudly - we believe human males have a genetic thirst to flirt.
▪ Some owners notice that their cats love human females and hate or fear human males.
▪ Yet they still can not define any specific influence of testosterone on the behaviour of the human male.
▪ This ghostly figure appears as a scarecrow-thin, stooped human male in late middle age, which mutters and cackles to himself.
▪ This is equivalent to a human male becoming a father in his late seventies.
▪ All it knows is that when a human male came close to it, it was restrained and then something painful happened.
large
▪ The female played the major role in this, and often bullied the larger male into attending to his duties.
▪ I knew it was a female, because in owls they are larger than males.
▪ Against this the presence of the large male and his spectacular charging displays is an ample response.
▪ The shoal consists of lots of females and a single large male.
▪ The largest of the males began to court her.
▪ In experiments larger males are much better at dislodging smaller males from females than viceversa.
▪ Detailed life-history studies of this highly dimorphic animal reveal that the reproductive success of large males is much higher than small males.
▪ Yet large males are in the minority among their peers, and are much smaller than the females.
old
▪ The newcomer trades his forbearance of the existing young against the collaboration of the old male in retaining the harem.
▪ Cigar was voted the outstanding older male unanimously.
▪ Patients in this group are likely to be older males.
▪ Found murdered, unidentified eighteen-year old male in empty lot on Jackson Avenue, South Bronx.
▪ Then he has to cope with the alarming vocal displays of the old males, designed to put him off his game.
▪ Each eight-year-#old male comes to the plate with dreams of violent magic in his bat.
▪ If this happens it seems the old male is doomed.
other
▪ Males of this species hold harems of three to six females, and forcibly prevent other males from mating with them.
▪ At the same time they try to make sure that no other males get the opportunity to mate with their own female.
▪ He never gives the other males a chance.
▪ In other groups, the dominant male gets most of the matings, and the other males are allowed an occasional copulation.
▪ This group range is in effect a male-group territory and is defended as such against groups of other males.
▪ In other species males have evolved special weapons with which they fight over females.
▪ A harem stallion defends his mares against the attentions of other males.
▪ One example may be the male red deer which competes vigorously with other males for opportunities to mate.
small
▪ The best strategy is to have small males who stick like glue on the rare occasions when one makes the grade.
▪ Conversely, a small male does worse than a small female because he fails to win a mate at all.
▪ In experiments larger males are much better at dislodging smaller males from females than viceversa.
▪ Detailed life-history studies of this highly dimorphic animal reveal that the reproductive success of large males is much higher than small males.
▪ The females, their huge shells glinting in the moonlight, drag smaller males behind them.
▪ As a consequence they typically occur in very small groups and males therefore mate with fewer females each year.
white
▪ The robber's described as a white male, in his early to mid twenties and of medium build.
▪ But in the early sixties, Loyola was pretty mucha school for white males from the middle and upper middle class.
▪ Kim described her assailant as a white male in his 20s or 30s who reminded her of Timothy McVeigh.
▪ A No. 5 is a white male like Jim Davis, the victim.
▪ The suspect was described as a white male of average height and weight between 25 to 32 years old.
▪ In proportion to their numbers young ghetto males commit seven times more homicides and 30 percent more suicides than young white males.
▪ We have eight task forces, one of white males.
▪ The mobilization of large numbers of white males for the war effort in-creased apprehension among the population at home.
young
▪ Some are sufficiently realistic that young males try to chat up the female personas they represent.
▪ In proportion to their numbers young ghetto males commit seven times more homicides and 30 percent more suicides than young white males.
▪ The behaviour of young males and females in Seyfarth's study already foreshadowed the adult outcome.
▪ They were sparked by the police shooting of an unarmed young black male, Timothy Thomas.
▪ Both movies look at the pressures on young black urban males.
▪ Holly was astride the supine form of one of the younger males, it was hard to tell which.
▪ Mr. Baker A large proportion of car crime is carried out by young males between the ages of 12 and 22.
▪ I asked my husband of the punishment for the young males who had participated, but he had no answer.
■ NOUN
alpha
▪ Females often try to escape from the alpha male's vigilance, and will go up to the beta male and solicit copulation.
▪ You see it in nonhuman primates, where the new alpha male comes into the troop and mates.
▪ They turned themselves into cartoon alpha males.
▪ They were also friendlier towards female infants and those not fathered by the current alpha male.
▪ Overall, females were friendliest and least aggressive towards alpha males, regardless of their treatment of infants.
▪ Since females reap substantial protective benefits from associating with alpha males, this is perhaps not surprising.
▪ They might find themselves having to do some serious work, with concomitant loss of status among the other alpha males.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
don't come the innocent/victim/helpless male etc with me
male/female bonding
▪ Do a little female bonding - go shopping or out for a big lunch with a friend.
▪ A whole series of male clubs sprang up which emphasised the elements of male bonding.
▪ Anticipated here is that always unstable disjunction between identification and desire upon which male bonding depends.
▪ First, the male - female bonding is weakened owing to the low frequency of male interactions with most of his female companions.
red-blooded male/Englishman/American etc
▪ How could any red-blooded male ignore the message the actress was sending so blatantly? she wondered despairingly.
▪ Wish I'd met her ten, twenty years ago when I could still pass as a red-blooded male.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
Males under 25 have a higher accident rate.
▪ Haemophilia is a condition found only in males.
▪ The male uses its light to find receptive female fireflies.
▪ The film is a brilliant analysis of the typical American male.
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ At all three the female was on the nest, and the male perched nearby in the trees.
▪ Competition among males for mates is stronger in polygamous than in monogamous species.
▪ In other words, some males are extraordinarily successful while others may never mate.
▪ One of the key things for the male is to time his departure from the first female correctly.
▪ The male has two long tail streamers, and females prefer the males with the longest streamers.
▪ The obstinate refusal of many males to support gun control is not chiefly a product of conditioning by the weapons industry.
▪ When officers approached the car, both males fled.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Male

Male \Male\, a. [F. m[^a]le, OF. masle, mascle, fr. L. masculus male, masculine, dim. of mas a male; possibly akin to E. man. Cf. Masculine, Marry, v. t.]

  1. Of or pertaining to the sex that begets or procreates young, or (in a wider sense) to the sex that produces spermatozoa, by which the ova are fertilized; not female; as, male organs.

  2. (Bot.) Capable of producing fertilization, but not of bearing fruit; -- said of stamens and antheridia, and of the plants, or parts of plants, which bear them.

  3. Suitable to the male sex; characteristic or suggestive of a male; masculine; as, male courage.

  4. Consisting of males; as, a male choir.

  5. (Mech.) Adapted for entering another corresponding piece (the female piece) which is hollow and which it fits; as, a male gauge, for gauging the size or shape of a hole; a male screw, etc.

    Male fern (Bot.), a fern of the genus Aspidium ( Aspidium Filixmas), used in medicine as an anthelmintic, esp. against the tapeworm. Aspidium marginale in America, and Aspidium athamanticum in South Africa, are used as good substitutes for the male fern in medical practice. See Female fern, under Female.

    Male rhyme, a rhyme in which only the last syllables agree, as laid, afraid, dismayed. See Female rhyme, under Female.

    Male screw (Mech.), a screw having threads upon its exterior which enter the grooves upon the inside of a corresponding nut or female screw.

    Male thread, the thread of a male screw.

Male

Male \Male\, n.

  1. An animal of the male sex.

  2. (Bot.) A plant bearing only staminate flowers.

Male

Male \Male\ (m[=a]l), a. [L. malus. See Malice.] Evil; wicked; bad. [Obs.]
--Marston.

Male

Male \Male\, n. Same as Mail, a bag. [Obs.]
--Chaucer.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
male

late 14c., "male human being; male fish or land animal," from Old French masle (adj.) "masculine, male, adult," also used as a noun (12c., Modern French mâle), from Latin masculus "masculine, male, worthy of a man" (source also of Provençal mascle, Spanish macho, Italian maschio), diminutive of mas (genitive maris) "male person or animal, male."

male

late 14c., from Old French male, masle "male, masculine; a male" (see male (n.)). Mechanical sense of "part of an instrument that penetrates another part" is from 1660s.

Wiktionary
male

a. 1 Belonging to the sex which typically has testis, which in humans and most other mammals is typically the one which has XY chromosomes. (from 14th c.) 2 Belonging to the masculine (social) gender. 3 Pertaining to or associated with men, or male animals; masculine. (from 16th c.) 4 (context biology English) Inherently characteristic of the male of a species. (from 17th c.) 5 (context grammar less common than 'masculine' English) masculine; of the masculine grammatical gender. 6 (context figuratively English) Of instruments, tools, or connectors: designed to fit into or penetrate a "female" counterpart, as in a connector or pipe fitting. (from 16th c.) n. 1 One of the male (masculine) sex or gender. 2 # A human member of the masculine sex or gender. 3 # An animal of the sex that has testes. 4 # A plant of the masculine sex.

WordNet
male
  1. adj. being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation; "a male infant"; "a male holly tree" [ant: female, androgynous]

  2. for or composed of men or boys; "the male lead"; "masculine attire"

  3. characteristic of a man; "a deep male voice"; "manly sports" [syn: manful, manlike, manly, virile]

male
  1. n. an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova) [ant: female]

  2. a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies [syn: male person] [ant: female]

  3. the capital of Maldives in the center of the islands

Wikipedia
Male (disambiguation)

Male may refer to:

  • male, in biology, the half of a reproduction system that produces sperm cells
  • male plant
  • man, in the social sciences, the gender role to which males in most human cultures are expected to conform
  • in hardware and electronics, a type of connector, often but not always a "plug"; see Gender of connectors and fasteners
  • masculine gender, in languages with grammatical gender

In geography:

  • Malé, the capital of Maldives
    • Malé Island, the island the city is on
    • Malé Atoll, the atoll the island is in
  • Malé, Italy, a municipality in the province of Trento, Italy
  • Małe, Łódź Voivodeship, a village in central Poland
  • Małe, Pomeranian Voivodeship, a village in northern Poland
  • Mâle, Orne, a village in France
  • Male, Belgium, a quarter in Bruges
  • Male, Vikramgad, a village in Maharashtra, India
  • Male (woreda), woreda in Ethiopia
  • Males, Crete, a village in Greece

People:

  • Male (surname)
  • the Male people of Ethiopia
  • the Male language (Ethiopia)
  • the Male language (Papua New Guinea)

Other:

  • Medium-Altitude Long-Endurance unmanned aerial vehicle
  • Male (film), a 2015 Indian film
  • Male (Foetus album), a 1992 live album by Foetus
  • Male (Natalie Imbruglia album), a 2015 studio album by Natalie Imbruglia
Male (Foetus album)

Male is a live album by Foetus in Excelsis Corruptus Deluxe. It records the Foetus live performance of November 3, 1990 in Manhattan's famed CBGB nightclub. A film of this performance, also titled Male, was also released.

Though there is no indication on the album itself, the discography included with the Sink reissue identifies Male as Ectopic Ents #ECT ENTS 005.

Malé

Malé (, ) is the capital and most populous city in the Republic of Maldives. With a population of 133,412 and an area of 5.8km, it is also one of the most densely populated cities in the world. The city is geographically located at the southern edge of North Malé Atoll ( Kaafu Atoll). Administratively, the city consists of a central island, an airport island, and two other islands governed by the Malé City Council.

Traditionally it was the King's Island, from where the ancient royal dynasties ruled and where the palace was located. The city was then called Mahal. Formerly it was a walled city surrounded by fortifications and gates (doroshi). The Royal Palace (Gan'duvaru) was destroyed along with the picturesque forts (kotte) and bastions (buruzu) when the city was remodelled under President Ibrahim Nasir's rule in the aftermath of the abolition of the monarchy in 1968. However, the Malé Friday Mosque remains. In recent years, the island has been considerably expanded through land-filling operations. Over the years, Malé has been the center of political protests and milestone events.

Male

A male ( ♂) organism is the physiological sex that produces sperm. Each spermatozoon can fuse with a larger female gamete, or ovum, in the process of fertilization. A male cannot reproduce sexually without access to at least one ovum from a female, but some organisms can reproduce both sexually and asexually. Most male mammals, including male humans, have a Y chromosome, which codes for the production of larger amounts of testosterone to develop male reproductive organs.

Not all species share a common sex-determination system. In most animals, including humans, sex (as opposed to gender) is determined genetically, but in some species it can be determined due to social, environmental or other factors. For example, Cymothoa exigua changes sex depending on the number of females present in the vicinity.

Male (woreda)

Male is one of the woredas in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia. It is named after the Maale people who are living at this woreda. Part of the Debub Omo Zone, Male is bordered on the south by Bena Tsemay, on the west by Bako Gazer, on the north by the Basketo special woreda and Gelila, on the north and east by the Gamo Gofa Zone, and on the southeast by Dirashe special woreda. Male was separated from Bako Gazer woreda.

Male (surname)

Male is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Arthur Male (1870–1946), Australian politician
  • Carolyn Male (born 1966), Australian politician
  • Émile Mâle (1862–1954), French art historian
  • Francis Male, Australian rugby league player
  • George Male (1910–1998), English footballer
  • Ossie Male (1893–1975), Welsh rugby union player
  • Tim Male (born 1979), British rower
  • Lovely Grace Male - Supervisor
Male (film)

Male meaning rain, is a 2015 Indian Kannada language romantic comedy film directed by Tejas and produced by R. Chandru under his home banner. The film stars Prem Kumar and Amulya in the lead roles. Most of the filming took place at Bangalore and Sakleshpur localities. The film is released on 7 August 2015.

Male (Natalie Imbruglia album)

Male is the fifth studio album by Australian singer Natalie Imbruglia released by Portrait on 31 July 2015. It was released in Europe on 21 August 2015.

It is Imbruglia's first album in six years. The album features the singer covering tracks made famous by male-led acts, hence the title Male.

Usage examples of "male".

Upon the death of the owner they had to be passed on to the oldest or youngest son, in accordance with local customs, or to the nearest male relative, who was obliged to provide a living and an education for his brothers and sisters until they were of age.

Nobody had realized that the male drive to reproduce was still so fierce among the men of the Affluence, educated in the philosophy of Presentism.

She was famous for many things, her three husbands, her stable of male concubines, the ruthlessness and cleverness that had kept her alive and in power for decades.

Planting new male mulberry trees is prohibited by law because their pollen is a powerful allergen, and Tucson gains profit and riches as a refuge for allergy sufferers and hypochondriacs.

Ordinary amplifier helmets had little or no effect on an adult male thrint, able to shield.

Petrequin speaks of a male breast 18 inches long which he amputated, and Laurent gives the photograph of a man whose breasts measured 30 cm.

On the day after Christmas, as if to defy anathema, he himself fulminated a fearful decree of banishment against all the kith and kin of Becket, male and female, old and young.

Also I felt an undeniable attraction to this male that caused me only annoyance and bewilderment.

I grew annoyed at such foolishness, for they waited, so they thought, to hear which male I would choose to follow, which male I would give my oath to obey.

Also I was annoyed that the male had stirred my blood at a time I might not see it cooled again, unless I pulled him into a quiet corner as he had done with me.

Some plants, like humans, kept their sexes separate, the male anther in one flower, even in the flowers of one plant, and the female pistil, style, and ovary in a second flower or plant.

It was something of an anticlimax to observe, on the right-hand side of the pylon, a smaller male figure presenting an ankhthe symbol of lifeto the nose of a seated king.

Saturday, 18870618:1900 Four hours after they had begun to trickle through the beach gate, the women of Joy Hall, even the most reluctant Sarah, were still happily engaged in gossip, comparison of the males, claims of sexual prowess, reminiscences of Earth, wading in the surf, and general appreciation of the great open vistas.

Several scholars have undertaken symbolic analysis of the evolution of this archetypal figure from its first appearance as the male consort of the Great Mother.

This had begun ostentatiously as private swimming lessons, all three males being good swimmers, but as the hours passed the two men and one boy arrived each at his own sandy hollow in the rocks to which trickles of women and girls continually passed.