Having the nature, properties, or qualities, of an adult man; characteristic of developed manhood; hence, masterful; forceful; specifically, capable of begetting; -- opposed to womanly, feminine, and puerile; as, virile age, virile power, virile organs.
- Of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an adult male.
- Having or showing masculine spirit, strength, vigor, or power. See Synonyms at male.
- Capable of performing sexually as a male; potent.