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Date: 1900-2000
Language: Spanish
Origin: 'male', from Latin masculus; MALE1

macho

adjective
     
mach‧o informal
behaving in a way that is traditionally typical of men, for example being strong or brave, or not showing your feelings - used humorously or in order to show disapproval:
He's sick of being cast as the hard macho man in films.
a car with a macho image

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