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Definition of the noun macho

What does macho mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: machos

  1. a male exhibiting or characterized by machismo
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic terms: male / male person = a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies

Alternative definition of the noun macho


  1. A macho person; a person who tends to display manly characteristics, such as domineering, fierceness, and bravado.
  2. The striped mullet of California (Mugil cephalus, / Mexicanus).

Definition of the adjective macho

What does macho mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more macho / most macho

  1. used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner

Alternative definition of the adjective macho


  1. [informal] tending to display manly characteristics, such as domineering, fierceness, bravado, etc., in ways that are showily and histrionically tough


  1. Macho a.k.a. Héctor Camacho: Héctor Luís Camacho Matías, nicknamed Macho Camacho, was a Puerto Rican professional boxer and singer. Known for his quickness in the ring and flamboyant style, he held major championships in the super featherweight, lightweight, and junior welterweight divisions. After earning minor titles in four additional weight classes, Camacho became the first boxer to be recognized as a septuple champion.
  2. Macho a.k.a. Héctor Camacho, Jr.: Héctor Camacho Jr. is a Puerto Rican professional boxer residing in the United States. He is the son of the late three-time world champion Héctor "Macho" Camacho. In 2009, he won the World Boxing Council Caribbean Boxing Federation Light Middleweight title.
  3. Macho a.k.a. Marzio Vincenzi is an italian dance vocalist.

There are other people with in their name, like Macho Man, Macho-Man, Ivan Macho, John Macho, Palo Macho, Diego Macho, Linda Macho, Carole Macho, Jürgen Macho, Macho Harris and many others.


Macho was an Italian-American disco/R&B studio group. The Guadeloupe born French-Italian businessman Jacques Fred Petrus and Italian musician Mauro Malavasi, formed a joint production company, called Goody Music Production, in the mid-1970s. Their first project, in 1978, was called Macho, featuring Italian Marzio Vincenti as lead singer. Their only album was composed of three extended tracks. The band's sole chart success in the United States was an almost 18-minute-long disco cover version of the Spencer Davis Group's 1967 hit "I'm a Man", which was written by Steve Winwood. The track reached the Top 10 in the Billboard magazine's Dance chart in October 1978. An edited seven-minute version was also released.


Macho is a record label.


  1. Macho is a fictional character from the 2010 film The Last Godfather.
  2. Macho is a fictional character form the 2008 film SupahPapalicious.
  3. Macho is a fictional character from the 1998 film FL 19,99.
  4. Macho is a fictional character from the 2009 film All the Best: Fun Begins.
  5. Macho is a fictional character from animated series Cowboy Bebop.
  6. Macho is a fictional character from the 2013 comedy film Einmal Hans mit scharfer Soße.
  7. Macho is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like El Macho, Macho Man and Macho-Man.


  1. "Macho" a.k.a. "Golden Balls" is a 1993 Spanish film directed by Bigas Luna. It stars Javier Bardem, Maria de Medeiros, Alessandro Gassman, Maribel Verdú and Benicio del Toro.
  2. "Macho" is a film, written and directed by Rafael Palacio Illingworth.


  1. "Macho" is an album by Hungarian guitarist Gábor Szabó featuring performances recorded in 1975 and released on the Salvation label.
  2. "Macho" is a composition.
  3. "Macho" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  4. "Macho" is a composition.


Macho a.k.a. Gurani Language: Gorani is a group of Northwestern Iranian dialects spoken by Kurdish people in the southernmost parts of Iranian Kurdistan and the Iraqi Kurdistan region. It is classified as a member of the Zaza–Gorani branch of the Northwestern Iranian languages. The Hewramî dialect, although often considered a sub-dialect of Gorani, is a very distinct dialect spoken by Gorani/Hewrami people in a region called Hewraman along the Iran–Iraq border, and is sometimes considered to be a distinct language.

Phrases with Macho

  1. macho-man
  2. Cedro Macho
  3. Romero Macho
  4. Cornejo Macho
  5. Caprella Macho
  6. Mediterexis Macho
  7. Reichenbachia macho
  8. Species Caprella Macho
  9. Species Mediterexis Macho
  10. Species Reichenbachia Macho

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Macho

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Google previewSURVIVAL GUIDE for SINGLE MEN (2007)

Problems and Solutions by King Dphax

From thecradletothegrave boys aroundthe worldare reared to be “macho.” Beingmachoalso meansto avoid verbal and/or emotional expression. Being macho also means you're not supposed to care about your appearance and how youlook.

Google previewThe Columbia Guide to Standard American English (2013)

by Kenneth George Wilson

Macho is a Spanish word derived from the Portuguese, ma— chismo is Spanish, and both have entered English through contact with Hispanic- Americans. The adjective macho describes a virile, aggressive, overassertive male, ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the Romance Languages

by F. Diez

macho to press is from the same root. Some derive i1. from the Heb. тает]: to slay, but the root is widely spread; cf. Gk. padana, L. mac-ula, mac-efìam . It. macco тает plenty, О. Fr. moque! a. heap, Wall. a make in lenty, perhaps orig.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aphrodisiacs (2013)

Psychoactive Substances for Use in Sexual Practices by Christian Rätsch, Claudia Müller-Ebeling

Hilgos de Duende, Huanarpo macho] Jatropha grossidentata Pax et Hoffm., Jatropha peruviana Muell.-Arg. Jatropha spp. Other Names Guanarpo, huanarpo, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Homosexuality (2016)

by Wayne R. Dynes

MACHO. The term macho is simply the Spanish word for ...

Google previewDictionary & Grammar of the Easter Island Language

Macho. tamaatou (tamaatow) Primera pers. del plu. (forma exclusiva en A) del adj. pos. Significa, nuestro. Véase la gram. § 53-56. tamahahine adj. Femenino // s. Hembra // También: tamahine. tamahine Sinónimo de tamahahine. tamai ...

Google previewDictionary of Contemporary Slang (2009)

by Tony Thorne

macho adj assertively male, aggressively masculine. The word is a direct borrowing from Spanish in which it ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Gangs (2008)

by Louis Kontos, David Brotherton

The adjective machista, “the person who embraces machismo and acts upon it,” is etymologically related to macho. Macho translates as “male,” and in the Spanish language it is most commonly used for animals. In addition, Spanish- speaking ...

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I've always had a problem with the average macho man - they've always been a threat to me. (Kurt Cobain)
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Scrabble value of M3A1C3H4O1

The value of this 5-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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