hypermasculine love

Definitions

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  • adj. Extremely masculine

Etymologies

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hyper- +‎ masculine

Examples

  • Some may say that Mamet's work is 'hypermasculine' while calling into question Mamet's integrity or character because of his own personal history.

    Archive 2008-05-25

  • Writing a story about a large, strong, assertive girl playing the hypermasculine sport of football really brings that issue to the fore.

    Catherine Murdock discusses her first novel, Dairy Queen.

  • I was out in my personal life, but my on-air life was totally closeted, and I overcompensated by developing a hypermasculine alter ego and daily features like "Stump the Stoner."

    Ben Harvey: The Six Pack: Now on HuffPost Gay Voices!

  • If pro football still hasn't shed its reputation as a land of social Darwinism and hypermasculine values, the Jets cut against the grain with this organizational safety net.

    Why the Jets Can Take Chances

  • The restaurant STK claims to make a break from the hypermasculine tradition of steakhouses.

    Funky, Fun STK Steakhouse Graces 1114 Sixth With Second City Spot

  • The iconic Marlboro Man, with his hypermasculine getup of lassos and tattoos, was an elaborate decoy set up to prove that there was nothing effeminate or sissy about smoking filter-tipped cigarettes.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Steinem observed that because children were still raised by women, some men feel as though “they are regressing to childhood” when faced with a powerful female, and that racist stereotypes of black men as hypermasculine prompt some white men to identify with them as a way of affirming their own masculinity.

    Big Girls Don’t Cry

  • Jackson's costumes and accessories range from various signature wigs to his hypermasculine look with his military/marching band outfits or his classic red (faux) leather look from "Beat It" to his softer look with his white nylon socks that were always prominently displayed beneath his black dress pants when he's doing his famous moonwalk.

    Irene Monroe: The Queerness of Michael Jackson

  • The U.S. strategy of forced isolation has also provided Iran with the space it has needed to establish a hypermasculine warrior ideal.

    Dr. Adam Lankford: How 30 Years of U.S. Mistakes Saved Ahmadinejad in Iran

  • Police gang members are known to exhibit a great deal of pride over their custom vehicles, which they consider to be an extension of their hypermasculine identity.

    Nick Mamatas' Journal

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