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Cultural PerceptionPlay
In some cultures, 'macho' can be seen as negative, implying stubbornness or insensitivity. SlideHis macho refusal to ask for directions frustrated everyone.
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Ironically UsedPlay
'Macho' can be used sarcastically to suggest someone is trying too hard to appear manly. SlideNice tight shirt, Mr. Macho!
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When describing behavior, 'macho' might imply overconfidence or excessive risk-taking. SlideHis macho stunt on the bike landed him in the hospital.