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he-man

[hee-man] /ˈhiˌmæn/
noun, plural he-men. Informal.
1.
a strong, tough, virile man.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for he men

he-man

noun (pl) -men
1.
(informal) a strongly built muscular man
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Word Origin and History for he men

he-man

n.

"especially masculine fellow," 1832, originally among U.S. pioneers, from he + man (n.).

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Slang definitions & phrases for he men

he-man

modifier

: a regular he-man cop

noun

A very masculine man; hunk, macho (1859+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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