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Definition of the noun Alpha Male

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  1. The dominant male in a group of animals.


"Alpha Male" is a 2006 drama film directed by Dan Wilde.


  1. Alpha Male is a fictional film character.
  2. Alpha Male is a fictional character from the 2009 film The Lost Tribe.


"Alpha Male" is a musical album of Void.

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Google previewThe Secret to Understanding Men: The Secrets Men Won’t Tell You and the Hidden Truth on How You Can Capture and Keep Your Alpha Male (2013)

by Thomas DiPaolo

Plainly put an Alpha Male is a man that knows what to do, and has the ability and confidence to do it in any situation. This confidence is typically derived from life experience and thus the Alpha Male is typically a curious and somewhat fearless ...

Google previewLeaving Neverland (2010)

Why Little Boys Shouldn't Run Big Corporations by Daniel Prokop

In 21st Century speak, an Alpha male is an aggressive male that fights all the other males into a subservient position and assumes the position of leader of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Gender and Society (2009)

by Jodi O'Brien

Alpha male is a term that describes a set of characteristics displayed by males within a particular group, characteristics that ensure domination over other males and access to the females' sexuality and reproductive capabilities. It is a term that ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Dictionary of Allusions (1999)

by Elizabeth Webber, Mike Feinsilber

alpha male a word that avoids the embarrassment of forthright political argument; a word with which to send the troops to Saudi Arabia, postpone decisions on the budget, diffuse the blame for the savings and loan swindle. And by ...

Google previewA Student's Dictionary of Psychology (2013)

by Nicky Hayes, Peter Stratton

alpha male A term used in ethology to describe a top-ranking or dominant male in a social ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Psychology (1991)

by Stuart Sutherland

alpha male. (Ethology) The dominant male in a group of animals. alpha motion. A form of apparent motion in which a line or figure is seen to expand or contract when stimuli of different sizes are presented ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Ray Corsini

alpha male The dominant male in an animal group. alphametric In computers, refers to both alphabetical letters and numbers. alpha motion/movement A visual illusion in which an object appears to change in size as parts ...

Google previewThe Doctors' Dictionary, 2nd edition (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors by Joseph C Segen

alpha male A term borrowed from Wild Kingdom which refers to the male in charge of the other males in a social group. The alpha male ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ecology (2014)

Check whether both an alpha male and an alpha ...

Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Education (2008)

by Maqbool Ahmad

Alpha male. Male members of a baboon troop who appear 'dominant' and have higher social status than other males. Alpha waves. The brain waves characteristic of relaxed wakefulness. • The rapid and low-amplitude brain waves that have ...

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I never expected I would be connected to the Alpha male as some kind of ancillary object, and to this day it mystifies me. (Courtney Love)
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