I lived as a woman but presented as masculine as I could to feel somewhat comfortable in my own skin.
I knew she was going to be unhappy because the one thing we fought about was that I was too masculine.
The baby,” Badinter wrote, “is the best ally of masculine domination.
Alber Elbaz's woman for next fall isn't afraid of her masculine side.
It remains to be seen whether Hung measures up to the colorful, neurotic reality of masculine sex work.
The real explanation of these curious conjunctions of masculine and feminine names is, I think, not very hard to come by.
But since then it has had time and opportunity to become strong, bold, masculine, potential.
When a noun is used which may refer indifferently to both sexes, the accepted practice is to use the masculine pronoun.
Mingled with it there may also have been a dash of masculine vanity.
In spite of her thirty years and more, she still laid siege to the masculine sex.
mid-14c., "belonging to the male grammatical gender;" late 14c., "of men, male," from Old French masculin "of the male sex" (12c.), from Latin masculinus "male, of masculine gender," from masculus "male, masculine; worthy of a man," diminutive of mas (genitive maris) "male person, male," of unknown origin. Meaning "having the appropriate qualities of the male sex, manly, virile, powerful" is first attested 1620s. As a noun from mid-15c.
masculine mas·cu·line (mās'kyə-lĭn)
Of or relating to men or boys; male.
Suggestive or characteristic of a man.