maleness maleness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the properties characteristic of the male sex

Usage(s):

  1. There was an unmistakable whiteness and maleness to the first astronaut class.
  2. A normal man has one x, but his y chromosome is decisive and establishes maleness.
  3. There's even a root uneasiness with maleness itself in some Rude Boy culture.

News

  • 'Mad Men' recap: Sins of the Father

    "The effect of fathers, in sum, has been to corrode the world with maleness. The male has a negative Midas touch - everything he touches turns to shit ." - Valerie Solanas, SCUM Manifesto , self-published in 1967
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Entertainment Weekly

Quotes

  • Other researchers, Dobson said, "have determined that boys are not born with an understanding of 'maleness.' They have to learn it, ideally from their fathers."
    on Dec 18, 2006 By: James Dobson Source: BP News

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