(noun, adjective)


1. 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

Similar word(s): male, antheral, staminate, phallic, priapic, masculine

2. characteristic of a man

- a deep male voice

Similar word(s): masculine, manful, manlike, manly, virile

3. for or pertaining to or composed of men or boys

- the male lead

- the male population

Similar word(s): male


1. an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)

Definition categories: animal, beast, brute, creature, fauna

2. a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies

Definition categories: person, individual, mortal, somebody, someone, soul

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

Definition categories: location