Synonyms of male


1. male, animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna

usage: an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)

2. male, male person, person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul

usage: a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies

3. Male

usage: the capital of Maldives in the center of the islands


1. male (vs. female) (vs. androgynous), male, antheral, staminate, phallic, priapic, priapic, young-begetting(prenominal), masculine

usage: being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation; "a male infant"; "a male holly tree"

2. male, manful, manlike, manly, virile, masculine (vs. feminine)

usage: characteristic of a man; "a deep male voice"; "manly sports"

3. male, male (vs. female) (vs. androgynous)

usage: for or pertaining to or composed of men or boys; "the male lead"; "the male population"

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Definition and meaning of male (Dictionary)