the period, usually occurring between the ages of 45 and 55, during which a man’s testosterone levels may fall, leading to a reduction in vigour and sexual drive Also called male menopause
the male counterpart of menopause, when the production of testosterone decreases and there are accompanying mental symptoms
Andropause or viropause is considered the end of virility.
andro- ‘male, man’ + (meno)pause
an abnormal fear of men; an aversion toward the male sex. n. “morbid fear of the male sex” (sometimes, rather, “of the human race” or “of crowds), 1844, from andro- + -phobia. Related: Androphobic. androphobia an·dro·pho·bi·a (ān’drə-fō’bē-ə) n. An abnormal fear or dislike of men.
a stalk or column supporting the stamens, formed by the fusion of their filaments. noun (botany) an extension of the receptacle carrying the androecium and the gynoecium, typical of the caper family (Capparidaceae) Also called androgynophore
noun a passion for committing homicides; homicidal mania; also called phonomania Word Origin Greek andros ‘man’ + phonos ‘murder’ + mania ‘frenzy’
Yuri [yoo r-ee] /ˈyʊər i/ (Show IPA), 1914–84, Russian politician: general secretary of the Communist Party 1982–84. a former name (1984–90) of . Contemporary Examples There were, for example, a lot of jokes about Khrushchev, Brezhnev, Chernenko, and Andropov. Inside ‘Leviathan’: Russian Filmmaker Andrey Zvyagintsev’s Award-Winning Anti-Putin Cannes Film Richard Porton May 26, 2014 noun […]