machismo

[mah-cheez-moh, -chiz-, muh-]
noun
1.
a strong or exaggerated sense of manliness; an assumptive attitude that virility, courage, strength, and entitlement to dominate are attributes or concomitants of masculinity.
2.
a strong or exaggerated sense of power or the right to dominate: The military campaign was an exercise in national machismo.

Origin:
1945–50, Americanism < Spanish see macho, -ism

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machismo (mæˈkɪzməʊ, -ˈtʃɪz-)
 
n
exaggerated masculine pride
 
[Mexican Spanish, from Spanish macho male, from Latin masculusmasculine]

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machismo
1940, from Amer.Sp. machismo, from Sp. macho "male" (see macho) + ismo "-ism."
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Example sentences
And dont stop there, do it to all the spineless punks who cant fight themselves,and use dogs to boost there machismo.
Spliced to an immature glorifying of war as some sort of machismo virtue.
The dunk is a declaration of power and dominance, of machismo.
With all that pounding over so many years, all the machismo is gone.
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