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male menopause Syllabification: male men·o·pause
Pronunciation: /māl ˈmenəˌpôz/

Definition of male menopause in English:


A stage in a middle-aged man’s life supposedly corresponding to the menopause of a woman, associated with the loss of sexual potency and a crisis of confidence and identity (not in technical use).
Example sentences
  • Astra just isn't what it used to be, the old comfortable cardigan for the middle-aged man who had never been told about the male menopause.
  • ‘She is young, black, 25 years old and startlingly photogenic,’ reported the Telegraph's hack in the throes of the male menopause.
  • You can find more on shaping up and the male menopause by logging on to the web.
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