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male bonding

Psychology
The formation of a close relationship between men, which is usually understood to be nonsexual in nature.

male bonding

Psychology The formation of a close nonsexual relationship between 2 or more men; guy stuff. Cf Bonding.
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Last week, this column noted the curious shock at which the public had greeted lots of blokes abroad doing blokey things after a clutch of England's rugby union World Cup squad were involved in some male-bonding shenanigans.
In a male-bonding comedy with a touch of added mystery, thirtysomething Doug is a groom-to-be who heads off to Sin City with three pals for what's meant to be a night to remember.
Which is apt, for their collaborations at once fetishize and eulogize male-bonding: presenting a movie-myth universe where killer and cop will inevitably discover they are blood brothers, secret sharers.
This smart male-bonding comedy is a nicely twisted affair with Paul Rudd (who co-wrote the script) and Seann William Scott (the master of screen sleaze) in top form as the smart-ass pair who have their hands full mentoring two strange kids.
Second, when a a non-football fan desperate to remain part of the illegal male-bonding session passed comment on Kanu's equaliser.