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  • n. an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)


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  • By such additions as certain Plainsong settings and tunes for adult male voices, the effort is made to appeal to various temperaments and abilities.

    The Hymnal [of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the USA]

  • An adult male was found drowned in the hotel pool at eleven-fifteen this evening.

    The Cat Who Came To Breakfast

  • At least eighty out of a hundred of your adult male fellow-Britons returned in the last census are neither extraordinarily silly, nor extraordinarily wicked, nor extraordinarily wise; their eyes are neither deep and liquid with sentiment, nor sparkling with suppressed witticisms; they have probably had no hairbreadth escapes or thrilling adventures; their brains are certainly not pregnant with genius, and their passions have not manifested themselves at all after the fashion of a volcano.

    George Eliot; A Critical Study of Her Life, Writings and Philosophy

  • A pederast is the Greek-based word for an adult male who desires boys only.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • Actually more like an impish fallen cherub since the guy was probably all of twenty-five, making Daniel's hundred-percent adult male hard lines vibrate tension through the air.

    Strategic Engagement


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