Definition of he-man in English:

he-man

Syllabification: he-man

noun

informal
  • A well-built, muscular man, especially one who is ostentatiously so.
    More example sentences
    • They can range from I-work-with-bricks-and-steel-and-you-don't macho he-men on one end of the spectrum to the pompous, condescending windbags affecting Wrightian capes and walking sticks on the other.
    • I invented a world for myself, populated it with strong futuristic he-men, and my imaginings took over my life.
    • This Hulk exhibits other traits rarely associated with the masculine he-men of the comic book/action genre.
    Synonyms
    muscleman, strongman, macho man, iron man; Hercules, Samson, Tarzan
    informal hunk, tough guy, hardman, alpha male, beefcake, studmuffin, bruiser

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