Definition of male menopause in English:

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male menopause

noun

A stage in a middle-aged man’s life supposedly corresponding to the menopause of a woman, associated with loss of vigour and a crisis of 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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