Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In the masculine manner; like a man.

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  • adverb In a masculine manner.

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Examples

  • (Oh, and on a side note, when Sonia Simone interviewed me for the Third Tribe, she described a certain masculinely pushy internet marketing technique as “masturbatory,” and I was like “Yeah, it’s awesome, right?” and then I realized she meant it in a negative way.

    I want to join Fight Club | Johnny B. Truant

  • And in SF you had Alice Sheldon writing so "masculinely" as James Tiptree Jr. that Silverberg argued she couldn't possibly be a woman.

    MIND MELD: Is There Gender Imbalance in Genre Fiction Publishing?

  • If you are interested in dressing more femininely, as opposed to masculinely, then look at the collars.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Joan decided that she had been helped to identify the accent by the short German-looking moustache that did not conceal the mouth and its full red lips, which would have formed a Cupid's bow but for some harshness or severity of spirit that had moulded them masculinely.

    Chapter 14

  • As he dozed off he had time only for one fleeting thought, and he grinned with vicious pleasure at the picture of John Bellew in the days to follow, masculinely back-tripping his four hundred pounds up

    THE TASTE OF THE MEAT

  • If you are interested in dressing more femininely, as opposed to masculinely, then look at the collars.

    Painting Inspired Dress # 1

  • Note: I am in no way saying that the solution is to pretend we don't know whether a given friend of ours is male or female or even whether they present masculinely or femininely.

    Making Light: Open thread 136

  • Hume and Tapper are much alike in manner and presentation (gruff, acerbic, masculinely brunette), which would make for a smooth generational transition.

    Tarzan No Understand Words White House Say: James Wolcott

  • Hume and Tapper are much alike in manner and presentation (gruff, acerbic, masculinely brunette), which would make for a smooth generational transition.

    James Wolcott's Blog

  • I experience privilege within the queer community: I am a dyke and I am masculinely gendered; I am white, I am upper-middle-class, and graduated from an elite college.

    OUR BODIES, OURSELVES

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