adult male


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n adult male an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman) "there were two women and six men on the bus"
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  • John Updike
    “A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.”


In literature:

Families may be considered "large" that contain not less than three adult male children.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
When he said man he meant an adult male of the human species.
"Punch or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, December 23, 1914" by Various
About June 1 the drakes moult, losing their characteristic male adult plumage and the new plumage is practically that of the female.
"Ducks and Geese" by Harry M. Lamon
The gens had a council, the democratic assembly of all male and female gentiles of adult age, all with equal suffrage.
"The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State" by Frederick Engels
The average weight of 16 adults (12 males and 4 non-pregnant females) from near Loveland is 49.7 gms.
"Subspeciation in the Meadow Mouse, Microtus pennsylvanicus, in Wyoming, Colorado, and Adjacent Areas" by Sydney Anderson
Distribution extends from tropics to Arctic; adult males distributed farther north.
"Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Western North Atlantic" by Stephen Leatherwood
Most of the specimens are immature; four adult males have snout-vent lengths of 30.9-33.0 (32.2) mm.
"The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michoacán, México" by William E. Duellman
The average maximum distance between successive points of capture for 27 adult males was 345 feet.
"Ecological Observations on the Woodrat, Neotoma floridana" by Henry S. Fitch
In large adults the dorsal coloration is a uniform pale tan, paler on the average in females than in males.
"Field Study of Kansas Ant-Eating Frog" by Henry S. Fitch
The two May-taken adult females mentioned above still were completely in winter pelage, but the adult male trapped at the same time was molting.
"Mammals of Northwestern South Dakota" by Kenneth W. Andersen
Under the constitution of Cuba the right of suffrage is guaranteed to every adult male in full enjoyment of his ordinary civil rights.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 4" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
An adult male, with slightly worn teeth, from Dezadeash Lake has sagittal and lambdoidal crests.
"Mammals taken Along the Alaska Highway" by Rollin H. Baker
Again, an adult male returned to the same area on November 10, 1943, and remained until the middle of January, 1944.
"Additions to the List of the Birds of Louisiana" by George H. Lowery, Jr.
The gland is relatively larger in women and children than in the adult male.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8" by Various
An old male weighed 19.6 pounds, and an adult female weighed 15.1 pounds.
"Mammals of the San Gabriel Mountains of California" by Terry A. Vaughan
The right of suffrage is restricted to literate male adults.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 10" by Various
Adult male having a snout-vent length of 35.0 mm.
"A Review of the Middle American Tree Frogs of the Genus Ptychohyla" by William E. Duellman
The Slavic immigrants are chiefly male adults.
"Jewish Immigration to the United States from 1881 to 1910" by Samuel Joseph
The island is now partitioned into blocks of fifty acres, of which each adult male is allowed one, drawn for and decided by lot.
"A Modern Buccaneer" by Rolf Boldrewood
Some adults had taken young mates, and some of the older males had fought savagely for theirs.
"Swamp Cat" by James Arthur Kjelgaard

In news:

PD accd/adult male, Watertown cited for failure to stop for stop sign.
However, adult male deers can be pretty rough customers.
Officials at the zoo say the baby chimpanzee was killed June 26, 2012, by an adult male chimpanzee inside their exhibit as visitors watched.
Los Angeles Zoo visitors were scared and shocked to witness this three-month-old baby chimpanzee mauled to death by an adult male chimp Tuesday (KCAL).
Los Angeles Zoo visitors were scared and shocked to witness a 3-month-old chimpanzee mauled to death by an adult male chimp Tuesday.
But what's unusual in this story is that Oscar was adopted by an adult male chimp "which rarely or never has been seen," Mitani says.
Police say one adult male was inside each of the two vehicles involved.
An adult male grizzly was shot and killed this morning by a party of hunters in Grand Teton National Park.
Taffy is a Medium Hair, white with orange adult neutered male.
The poor health of African American boys and young adult males is a result of their environments and physical surroundings, according to a new report from the California Endowment.
Green feathers on the upper back help distinguish it from most, but not all, adult male rufous hummingbirds .
Wally Manspeaker/special to the news sentinel This adult male Allen's hummingbird with a numbered metal leg band is visiting a Hamblen County yard for the second year in a row.
(EGPNews) – In August, a woman reported to police that she was stopped by a male adult in his 30's with a heavy Spanish accent and dark curly hair, purporting to be a police officer.
Are you an Adult Male and.
A joint investigation between the Tecumseh Police Department (TPD) and the Raisin Township Police Department (RTPD) has lead to the arrest of two adult males, one juvenile male, and the recovery of over 300 items of suspected stolen property.

In science:

Corpus callosum shape and neuropsychological deficits in adult males with heavy fetal alcohol exposure.
Confidence Regions for Means of Random Sets using Oriented Distance Functions