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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ One jolting tackle and the link was made with the big screen's violent he-man.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

"especially masculine fellow," 1832, originally among U.S. pioneers, from he + man (n.).


n. (context idiomatic English) A strong, virile or sexually active man.


n. a man who is virile and sexually active [syn: stud, macho-man]


He-Man is the principal character of a series of comic books and several animated television series, characterized by his superhuman strength. In most variations, he is the alter ego of Prince Adam. He-Man and his friends attempt to defend the realm of Eternia and the secrets of Castle Grayskull from the evil forces of Skeletor.

He-Man (film)

He-Man is a 2011 Chinese action comedy film directed by Ding Sheng. The film is a sequel to Ding Sheng's 2008 film The Underdog Knight. The plot is set in Qingdao, China where a discharged navy man Lao San ( Liu Ye) is caught in the crossfire of a bank robbery. He becomes the a crime-fighter for the city by working with the local police using his strong fighting techniques that he learned from his time with the navy.

He-Man (disambiguation)

__NOTOC__ He-Man is a character from the Masters of the Universe media franchise.

He-Man may also refer to:

Usage examples of "he-man".

Phil Harkens, a splendidly proportioned he-man with glossy dark brown hair, was talking to Lorna with the confidence and complacency begotten of his awareness of his strength and beauty.

None of this "No, it's Okay, skipper, I can go on" bollocks, because if you try to play the he-man and don't inform people of your injuries, you're endangering the whole patrol.