Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

male

2 noun
     
Related topics: Biology, Animals
male2 W3 [countable]
1HBA a male animal [≠ female]:
The male is usually bigger and more brightly coloured than the female.
2 a man [≠ female]:
Police described her attacker as a white male aged about 25.

Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.

Explore our topic dictionary