Definition of macho adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmætʃəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːtʃoʊ//
(usually disapproving) Attractiveness, Male attractiveness
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male in an aggressive way He's too macho to ever admit he was wrong. macho pride/posturing See related entries: Attractiveness, Male attractiveness Word Origin1920s: from Mexican Spanish, ‘masculine or vigorous’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: macho