When it comes to talking about a guy, many women may find that they are at a loss when searching for descriptive words for a man. Depending on the mindset of the individual who is compiling the list of words, you might find that many of the words that are used to describe a man can be used to describe just about any person. Sometimes words can be limiting, however, when used in the proper context you just may find that the sky is the limit regarding the choice of words that are used.
Usually when it comes to describing a man, people tend to go for more masculine oriented words. They may opt to use powerful words as well. There is a tendency to use words that align with the stereotypes that society has about men. Some of the words that put that stereotypical social conditioning in motion are: status, compete, power.
Descriptive words of a man are directly linked to the internal and external belief barriers towards their career, life and success in both. Some of these words can be considered self limiting. Here are a few words that fit the profile:
Most words that are used to describe men seem to give an implied meaning of something that may or may not be there.
There is a general list of words that are commonly used when referring to men:
Strong, tall, big, handsome, studly, rough, tough, charming, robust, protective, hero, powerful, aggressive, funny, player, cocky, arrogant, hard working, nice, sexy, cutie, short, fat, fit, bald, hot, smart, guy, athletic, broad, sculpted, attractive, good guy, dependable, reliable, helpful, good friend.
It can be said that there are hundreds of words that can describe a man. The meaning of the word depends on the context that the word is being used in. Before flipping through a thesaurus for a descriptive word, you should consider the context of the situation regarding the man that you are trying to describe:
Think first about what the man may be wearing. Use the outfit and his demeanor as your starting point. This makes for an ease of selecting words that you intend to use to describe the individual. From that point you can work on selecting words that describe the man in the context of what he is doing and the particular social role that he may hold.