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Definition of machismo noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

machismo

 noun
noun
NAmE//mɑˈtʃizmoʊ//
 
, NAmE//məˈtʃɪzmoʊ//
 
[uncountable] (from Spanish) (usually disapproving)
 
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aggressive male behavior that emphasizes the importance of being strong rather than being intelligent and sensitive The culture of machismo is strong in some countries.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: machismo