machismo

[ mah-cheez-moh, -chiz-, muh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF machismo
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Machismo was more meaningful to the average estate than education.

WORD ORIGIN

1940, from American Spanish machismo, from Spanish macho "male" (see macho) + ismo (see -ism).

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