Synonyms for Virile:


adult (adjective)
full-grown, mature, developed, nubile, of age, serious, adult, reasonable.
all (adjective)
courageous (adjective)
manly (adjective)
potent, powerful (adjective)
lusty, macho, forceful, robust, strong, vital, energetic, vigorous.
strong (adjective)
husky, firm, vital, brawny, powerful, sinewy, potent, muscular, sturdy, mighty, stable, mettlesome, formidable, tough, vigorous, stout, energetic, robust, strong.
vigorous (adjective)
eager, mettlesome, strong, zippy, fiery, prolific, earnest, enthusiastic, ardent, energetic, agitated, hearty, zestful, sprightly, peppy, spirited, active, frisky, afire, industrious, fervent, animated, powerful, puissant, burning, vigorous, zealous, lusty, excited, emphatic, exuberant, lively, potent, ablaze, strenuous, passionate, full-blooded, impassioned.


manly (adverb)


alive, dynamic. gender, macho. forceful (noun)
virile (noun)
male, manful, potent, manly, masculine, strong, manlike.

Other synonyms:

macho. Other relevant words:
macho, gender, manly, masculine, manlike, manful, forceful, dynamic, male, alive.

Usage examples for virile

  1. If he had known that her eyes had been too full of his own resplendent, virile glowing young personality, to even see the man who had stepped in between her and possible danger! – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  2. At the very moment we were leaving Belgium, the King recalled to us his trip to the United States and the vivid and strong impression your powerful and virile civilization left upon his mind. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  3. The German race, they felt, being numerous and virile will not die out and cannot be suppressed. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon