hypermasculinity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hyper- +‎ masculinity

Noun[edit]

hypermasculinity (uncountable)

  1. The quality or exhibition of exaggerated masculine behavior or traits, especially strength and those of a violent, dominant, or sexual nature
    • 1999, Varda Burstyn, The rites of men: manhood, politics, and the culture of sport, page 192
      These images glamourized and normalized violent standards of hypermasculinity

Antonyms[edit]

  • hypermasculinity

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