One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or having the characteristics of an excessively masculine man; having exaggerated male characteristics.
1A male individual with exaggerated male or masculine characteristics; especially a highly or excessively masculine man.
2Biology. An individual with a higher than normal ratio of Y (or male sex-determining) chromosomes to autosomes, or a lower than normal ratio of X (or female sex-determining) chromosomes to autosomes.
Late 19th century. From super- + male. Compare superfemale, superfemale.
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