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English verb: masculinize

1. masculinize (change) give a masculine appearance or character to


SamplesFashion designers have masculinized women's looks in the 1990s.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Verb groupmasculinise, masculinize, virilise, virilize

2. masculinize (change) produce virilism in or cause to assume masculine characteristics, as through a hormonal imbalance or hormone therapy


SamplesThe drugs masculinized the teenage girl.


Synonymsmasculinise, virilise, virilize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Verb groupmasculinize









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