Macho vs Guido - What's the difference?

macho | guido |


As nouns the difference between macho and guido

is that macho is a macho person; a person who tends to display masculine characteristics, such as domineering, fierceness, and bravado while guido is (slang|us|ethnic slur) italian-american male; an american male of italian extraction as a member of the working-class.

As a adjective macho

is (informal) tending to display masculine characteristics, such as domineering, fierceness, bravado, etc, in ways that are showily]] and [[histrionic|histrionically tough.

macho

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (informal) tending to display masculine characteristics, such as domineering, fierceness, bravado, etc., in ways that are showily]] and [[histrionic, histrionically tough
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A macho person; a person who tends to display masculine characteristics, such as domineering, fierceness, and bravado.
  • The striped mullet of California ().
  • A male llama.
  • Derived terms

    * macho man * machoism

    Anagrams

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    guido

    English

    (wikipedia Guido)

    Proper noun

    (Guidos)
  • of (etyl) origin. English equivalent: Guy
  • (US, slang, pejorative, ethnic slur) a young, lower class or working class Italian-American or Italian-Canadian male from an urban environment.
  • (US, slang, pejorative) A clothing style associated with the stereotype.
  • Usage notes

    * Carries the connotation of a person who is humorously uncultured and has a thuggish and overtly macho attitude and an unyielding pride in his ancestry. Common in Northeast areas such as Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, New Jersey, South Philadelphia, Baltimore, Boston, Rhode Island and Southwest Connecticut. * The fashion style includes gold or platinum chains, diamond stud earrings, plain T-shirts or muscle shirts, tracksuits, pompadours, slicked-back hair, or hairstyles

    Synonyms

    * (person of Italian descent) dago * (person of Italian descent) Eyetie * (person of Italian descent) goombah * (person of Italian descent) greaseball * (person of Italian descent) guinea * (person of Italian descent) wog * (person of Italian descent) wop

    Alternative forms

    * guido

    Coordinate terms

    * guido, guidette, Guidette

    See also

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