Definition of Adult male
1. Noun. An adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman). "There were two women and six men on the bus"
Terms within: Adult Male Body, Man's Body
Specialized synonyms: Adam, Cain, Abel, Seth, Ham, Japheth, Shem
Generic synonyms: Adult, Grownup, Male, Male Person
Specialized synonyms: Black Man, White Man, Yellow Man, Baboo, Babu, Bachelor, Unmarried Man, Bey, Boy, Beau, Boyfriend, Fellow, Swain, Young Man, Ex-boyfriend, Bruiser, Bull, Samson, Strapper, Beau, Clotheshorse, Dandy, Dude, Fashion Plate, Fop, Gallant, Sheik, Swell, Ejaculator, Esq, Esquire, Castrate, Eunuch, Father Figure, Father Surrogate, Father-figure, Buster, Dude, Fellow, Galoot, Geezer, Gentleman, Divorced Man, Grass Widower, Bozo, Cat, Guy, Hombre, Herr, Hooray Henry, Housefather, Hunk, Ex, Ex-husband, Inamorato, Iron Man, Ironman, Ironside, Adonis, Middle-aged Man, Monsieur, Old Boy, Old Man, Graybeard, Greybeard, Methuselah, Old Man, Paterfamilias, Patriarch, Peter Pan, Ponce, Posseman, Senhor, Shaver, Signior, Signor, Signore, Sir, Stiff, He-man, Macho-man, Stud, Tarzan, Widower, Widowman, Philanderer, Womaniser, Womanizer, Golden Boy, Wonder Boy, Young Buck, Young Man
Derivative terms: Manly, Manly
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Literary usage of Adult male
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1907)
"Last seen August 17 — an adult male. Six noted August 12, appeared to be ... Last seen in 1905 was an adult male Oct. 5, and in 1904 two adult males Oct. 2. ..."
2. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1888)
"... i, scales on leaves of acacia, natural size ; la, adult male, enlarged ; \k, scale of male, enlarged ; ic, scale of female, enlarged. ..."
3. The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex by Charles Darwin (1898)
"of both sexes in their first plumage resemble the adult male. III. When the adult male resembles the adult female, the young of both sexes have a peculiar ..."
4. Catalogue of the Cases of Birds in the Dyke Road Museum, Brighton by Edward Thomas Booth (1901)
"The immature male and female were shot in Perthshire in 1867. The adult male in Inverness- shire in March, 1878.* See" Eough Notes," Vol. III., Plate 19. ..."
5. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. by Charles Darwin (1871)
"I. When the adult male is more beautiful or conspicuous than the adult female, the young of both sexes in their first plumage closely resemble the adult ..."
6. American Ornithology, Or, The Natural History of the Birds of the United States by Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, Robert Jameson, George Ord, William Maxwell Hetherington (1831)
"313, adult male Blue Hawk, Edw. 5, p. 33, pi. 225. ZooL sp. 105. Lath. ... 101, adult male, South American Cayenne Si*ppl. female and young White-necked ..."