Definition of Machismo

1. Noun. Exaggerated masculinity.

Generic synonyms: Masculinity



Definition of Machismo

1. Noun. exaggerated masculinity ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Machismo

1. strong masculinity [n -MOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Machismo

machinery murmur
machines
machines of government
machinic
machinima
machinimist
machinimists
machining
machinings
machinist
machinist's vise
machinists
machinule
machinules
machiolate
machismo (current term)
machismos
machmeter
macho
macho-man
macho man
macho men
machoism
machoisms
machomen
machoness
machos

Literary usage of Machismo

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1. Sas/stat 9.1 User's Guide by SAS Institute, Virginia Clark (2004)
"... 4.8780 machismo $79.99 70000 No Example 75.3. Metric Conjoint Analysis of Tire Data This example, which is more detailed than the previous one, ..."

2. Rural Substance Abuse: State of Knowledge & Issues edited by Elizabeth B. Robertson (1999)
"Self-Concept—Ethnic Identity Although machismo is often cited as an explanation for maladaptive male drinking practices, Lex (1987) has pointed out that the ..."

3. The Sex Offender: Corrections, Treatment and Legal Practiceby Barbara K Schwartz, Henry R. Cellini by Barbara K Schwartz, Henry R. Cellini (1995)
"... Macho and machismo 13-2 machismo and the Sex Offender 13-3 Research Into machismo 13-4 Results Regarding Family Values 13-4 Results Regarding machismo ..."

4. Women in South African History: Basus'iimbokodo, Bawel'imilambo / They by Nomboniso Gasa (2008)
"Accounts focusing on clashes between armed men - that is, accounts privileging machismo - are many. Accounts investigating religious responses to ..."

5. Forced Labor: The Prostitution of Children: Symposium Proceedings edited by Maureen Jaffe, Sonia Rosen (1997)
"One of those distinct sociological conditions is the concept of machismo, ... In fact, the tenets of machismo are the bedrock of child prostitution in Latin ..."

6. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"The most prevalent attractiveness cue on tobacco billboards was rugged individualism or machismo. The statistically significant results indicated how ..."

7. Technologies for Understanding and Preventing Substance Abuse and Addiction by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Personal identities for a vast majority of Hispanic men are intricately entwined with the notion of machismo, which generally connotes strength, masculinity ..."

8. The Culture of Violence by Kumar Rupesinghe (1994)
"In part, this reflects the machismo or male dominance typical of our ... At the same time, the combination of machismo and ethnicity reinforces both. ..."

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