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he-man

A particularly strong, tough, and/or virile male, especially one who likes to flaunt his strength. Janet's always dated these bulked up he-men, so there's no way she'd be interested in a scrawny guy like me.
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In "Charm School," burly he-men fumble their way through Ms.
For the romantics, there is the doomed love story; for the he-men, there is the "do the right thing" regardless attitude of Bogart's Rick Blaine.
In Here, Piggy Piggy (from Memory Series), 2002, the sinister hillbillies who humiliate the he-men city slickers in the 1972 film Deliverance are transformed and enlarged into a pair of crudely made, horribly grinning bobbleheads (the commercial souvenirs that are available at sporting events).
Muscle-bound he-men such as Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone ruled Hollywood's roost.
They are the sort of Escanaba he-men my friends and I, when in high school, approached outside of liquor stores and bribed to buy us cases of Milwaukee's Best.
Then, he-men that we are, we lifted and stood the wall into position by ourselves.
He-men men have their uses beyond moving the piano for us.
Images of octogenarian he-men provoked inquiries to physicians throughout the world.
Instead, he spent the entire day treating injuries received in drunken fights between the "ardent he-men from the big woods" (180-81):
Parker writes acidly about sexual harassment, hilariously about the pretensions of he-men authors, and all-too-aptly about what happens to writers like herself, acclaimed when young: "The littler critics circle like literary buzzards above only the sick lions.
They used to think maybe that they were certain types, he-men or she-women, and now that's all gone.
The Joint Chiefs of Staff, those chesty he-men forever boasting that the role of the military is to salute and follow orders, suddenly have a new interpretation of obedience to the commander in chief.
While Amado's he-men and earthy women fulfill distinctly male fantasies, Pinon's characters do not fulfill any fantasies at all.
What many of them and us straights do suspect is that lots of he-men, even those in uniform, are closet homophobes.