Definition of male

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • male is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 6
  • male is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 6
  • male is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of male


  • characteristic of a man (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a deep male voice

    Synonyms

    1. manful
    2. manlike
    3. manly
    4. virile
  • a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. male person
  • an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova) (noun)
  • being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a male infant
    2. a male holly tree
  • for or pertaining to or composed of men or boys (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the male lead
    2. the male population
  • the capital of Maldives in the center of the islands (noun)

See definition of male in Merriam Webster

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