Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To make manly or strong.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To make strong.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb obsolete, transitive To make strong.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Latin masculus male, masculine.

Examples

  • Actually, what I think he _really_ said is Krissy will dis-masculate him if he runs for SFWA President.

    A Gut Check Moment for SFWA « Whatever

  • He was one of the stoutest, thickest-built men possible, yet being but eighteen, had neither whisker nor moustache to masculate his clear English complexion.

    The Wits and Beaux of Society Volume 1

  • They didn't have to de-masculate their men, burn theirs bras and grow chest hair and unibrows to beat their way to the top.

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  • Turning men into Page Turners: Publishers need to 're-masculate' books if they want to get more men reading.

    California Literary Review

  • Publishers have to do more to "re-masculate" their business

    Macleans.ca

  • Turning men into Page Turners: Publishers need to 're-masculate' books if they want to get more men reading.

    California Literary Review

  • He explains, "She was tryin 'ta de-masculate me," and so chair-throwing helped him reassert his masculinity.

    Vh1 Blog

  • Publishers have to do more to "re-masculate" their business

    Macleans.ca

  • Publishers have to do more to "re-masculate" their business

    Macleans.ca

  • And I believe them when they say the insects still be here after the atom bombs will fell the buildings and destroy the people and kill the birds and the animals and masculate the dogs and cats so they can’t begat their young.

    Underworld

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