What is another word for machismo?

75 synonyms found


[ mɐt͡ʃˈɪzmə͡ʊ], [ mɐt‍ʃˈɪzmə‍ʊ], [ m_ɐ_tʃ_ˈɪ_z_m_əʊ]

How to use "Machismo" in context?

Latin Americans often consider machismo to be a culturally-rooted characteristic of Mexican culture. Machismo is the belief that males are superior to females and that they should act with dominance and assertiveness. This belief can manifest itself in a number of ways, but is most commonly seen in male-dominated careers, social structures, and relationships. Machismo can also be exhibited in a number of verbal and physical behaviors that are considered to be strong and manly. Mexican culture is known for being tolerant of machismo, and many Mexican men believe that it is a key part of their culture.

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