Machismo vs Machoness - What's the difference?

machismo | machoness |


As nouns the difference between machismo and machoness

is that machismo is exaggerated masculinity while machoness is the quality of being macho; machismo.

machismo

English

Noun

(-)
  • exaggerated masculinity
  • * Germaine Greer:
  • The tragedy of machismo is that a man is never quite man enough.

    Synonyms

    * machoism

    Coordinate terms

    * femismo (rare)

    See also

    * braggadocio * marianismo * testeria ----

    machoness

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The quality of being macho; machismo.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2008, date=January 15, author=Ben Sisario, title=Jeepers, Rappers, Where’d You Get Those Arms and Torsos?, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=The machoness and braggadoccio(SIC), that’s always been a part of hip-hop. }}