a person bearing an X and Y chromosome pair in the cell nuclei and normally having a penis, scrotum, and testicles, and developing hair on the face at adolescence; a boy or man.
an organism of the sex or sexual phase that normally produces a sperm cell or male gamete.
Botany. a staminate plant.
of, relating to, or being a male animal or plant.
pertaining to or characteristic of a male person; masculine:
a male voice.
composed of males:
a male choir.
designating or pertaining to a plant or its reproductive structure producing or containing microspores.
(of seed plants) staminate.
Machinery. made to fit into a corresponding open or recessed part:
a male plug.
Compare female (def 8).
a former name for metamale
of, relating to, or designating the sex producing gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
of, relating to, or characteristic of a man; masculine
for or composed of men or boys: a male choir
(of gametes) capable of fertilizing an egg cell in sexual reproduction
(of reproductive organs, such as a testis or stamen) capable of producing male gametes
(of flowers) bearing stamens but lacking a functional pistil
(electronics, mechanical engineering) having a projecting part or parts that fit into a female counterpart: a male plug
a male person, animal, or plant
the capital of the Republic of Maldives, on Malé Island in the centre of the island group. Pop: 90 000 (2005 est)
Of, relating to, or designating the sex that has organs to produce spermatozoa for fertilizing ova. n.
A member of the sex that begets young by fertilizing ova.
A man or boy.
In organisms that reproduce sexually, being the gamete that is smaller and more motile than the other corresponding gamete of the same species (the female gamete). The sperm cells of higher animals and plants are male gametes.
Possessing or being a structure that produces only male gametes. The testicles of humans are male reproductive organs. Male flowers possess only stamens and no carpels.
Noun A male organism.
noun, plural supermen. 1. a person of extraordinary or superhuman powers. 2. an ideal superior being conceived by Nietzsche who attains happiness, dominance, and creativity. 3. a superior being conceived as the product of human evolution. 4. one who prevails by virtue of being a ruthless egoist of superior strength, cunning, and force of will. […]
noun 1. a large retail market that sells food and other household goods and that is usually operated on a self-service basis. 2. any business or company offering an unusually wide range of goods or services: a financial supermarket that sells stocks, bonds, insurance, and real estate. noun 1. a large self-service store retailing food […]
[soo-per-mahr-ki-ter] /ˈsu pərˌmɑr kɪ tər/ noun 1. a person who owns or operates a supermarket.
/ˌsuːpəˈmæsɪv/ adjective 1. (of a black hole or star) having a mass in the range of millions or billions of times that of the sun