Male in a sentence

The word "male" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of male and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Male

  • Of or pertaining to the sex that begets or procreates young, or (in a wider sense) to the sex that produces spermatozoa, by which the ova are fertilized; not female; as, male organs.
  • Capable of producing fertilization, but not of bearing fruit; -- said of stamens and antheridia, and of the plants, or parts of plants, which bear them.
  • Suitable to the male sex; characteristic or suggestive of a male; masculine; as, male courage.
  • Consisting of males; as, a male choir.
  • Adapted for entering another corresponding piece (the female piece) which is hollow and which it fits; as, a male gauge, for gauging the size or shape of a hole; a male screw, etc.
  • An animal of the male sex.
  • A plant bearing only staminate flowers.
  • an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)
  • the capital of Maldives in the center of the islands
  • a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies
  • being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation

How to use male in a sentence. Male pronunciation.

Then despite the anguish of the mother-there was no place for the happiness of women in Cossack life-comes the crushing announcement that on the morrow all three males will away to the wars, from which not one of them will return.
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Then the male members of the party moved to the forecastle, to smoke and gossip.
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She understood the nature of investments, and liked to talk about stocks and shares with her male acquaintances.
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Barmby, glad to be delivered from both male companions, made light of the matter; Horace could take care of himself; they had the appointment for a quarter to eleven;-on!
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She was pleasantly conscious that the loungers who passed by, male and female, gave something of attention to her face and costume.
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The 'Fashion Club,' a wheel within a wheel, was merely the goose-club; strictly a goose-club, for the licensed victualler addresses himself to the male of the species.
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Her sister asked several searching questions, but Fanny would not make known whether the friend was male or female.
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It is a notable instance of evolutionary process that the female mind, in wrath, flies to just those logical ineptitudes which most surely exasperate the male intelligence.
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What a huddlement of male and female!
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But as to his lordship, the proud male citizen of Cuba libre, you would utterly and bitterly insult him by the intimation that a man of his dignity ought ever to bathe, put on clean clothes, or even wash his hands.
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The male part of the audience insisted, in indignant terms, that the offending performer should immediately be dismissed.
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Art thou there, my deer, my male deer.
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It was contrary to the custom of the Trustees to grant lands to any who did not come in person to apply for them and declare their intention of going to Georgia to settle, but Oglethorpe's argument that the high rank of Count Zinzendorf was entitled to consideration was accepted and five hundred acres of land were granted to the Count and his male heirs.
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In regard to the five hundred acre tract already granted, the General said that it had been located near the Indians, at the Moravians' request, but that settlers there would be in no danger, for the Indians were at peace with the English, there was a fort near by, and besides he intended to place a colony of Salzburgers fifty miles further south, when the Moravians would be, not on the border but in the center of Georgia. Gen. Oglethorpe assured Nitschmann that there would be no trouble regarding the transfer of title to the Georgia lands, for while, for weighty reasons, the grants had been made in tail male, there was no intention, on the part of the Trustees, to use this as a pretext for regaining the land, and if there was no male heir, a brother, or failing this, a friend, might take the title.
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If one of the Moravians died without male issue, the Congregation should name his successor in the title to the land.
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The title to their five hundred acre tract was secured to the Moravians, even in case the Count's male line should become extinct. Reference to military service is conspicuous by its absence, and at the very time that these resolutions were being framed, assurance on that one point was being desperately needed in Savannah.
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He told us, that by straining himself in a leap his male organs came out; and the girls of that place have, to this day, a song, wherein they advise one another not to take too great strides, for fear of being turned into men, as Mary Germain was.
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Ambrose of Milan, though no monk himself, was the fervent preacher of, the careful legislator for, monasticism male and female.
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Insufficient induction (the cause of endless mistakes, and therefore of endless follies and crimes) kept Reginald unaware of the now notorious fact that the female eider, during the breeding season, is just as tame, allowing for a little exaggeration, as St. Cuthbert's own ducks are, while the male eider is just as wild and wary as any other sea-bird: a mistake altogether excusable in one who had probably never seen or heard of eider-ducks in any other spot.
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In the vegetable kingdom there is complete equality between male and female of species.
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Examples of Male

Example #1
One of the most poignant scenes that Gogol has written is the picture of the mother, watching the whole night long by her sleeping sons-who pass the few hours after the long separation and before the eternal parting, in deep, unconscious slumber.
Example #2
After the sublime rage of fighting, which proves to the old man's satisfaction that his sons are really worthy of him, comes the sublime joy of brandy, and a prodigious feast, which only the stomachs of fifteenth century Cossacks could survive.
Example #3
There were several old steamboatmen along, and I learned from them a great deal of what had been happening to my former river friends during my long absence.
Example #4
Romance and sentiment cannot long survive this sort of discouragement; so the singing and talking presently ceased; which so delighted the parrot that he cursed himself hoarse for joy.
Example #5
They were the daughters of a Camberwell builder, lately deceased; to each of them had fallen a patrimony just sufficient for their support in elegant leisure.
Example #6
Through a great deal of this matter Beatrice followed her, and read much besides in which Ada took no interest; she studied a daily newspaper, with special note of law suits, police intelligence, wills, bankruptcies, and any concern, great or small, wherein money played a part.