Manly

  • 21manly — /ˈmænli/ (say manlee) adjective (manlier, manliest) 1. possessing qualities traditionally seen as proper to a man; strong; brave; honourable. 2. traditionally seen as relating to or befitting a man: manly sports. –adverb 3. Obsolete in a manly… …

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  • 22manly — male, masculine, manly 1. Both male and masculine entered the language from Old French in the 14c and rapidly took on distinct roles. Male is used as an adjective and noun, contrasting with the unrelated word female, to designate the sex of… …

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  • 23manly — See male. See male, manly, masculine …

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  • 24manly — adj. Manly is used with these nouns: ↑chest, ↑man, ↑virtue …

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  • 25manly — man|ly [ˈmænli] adj having qualities that people expect and admire in a man, such as being brave and strong = ↑masculine ▪ a deep manly voice >manliness n [U] …

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  • 26manly — man·ly || mænlɪ adj. having masculine qualities, virile, masculine adv. in a masculine manner, in a manly manner, like a man …

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  • 27manly — adjective having qualities that people expect and admire in a man, such as being brave and strong: a deep manly voice manliness noun (U) …

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  • 28Manly — /ˈmænli/ (say manlee) noun a suburb of Sydney, near North Head at the entrance to Port Jackson; tourism. {named by Arthur Phillip because of the manly attributes of the local Aboriginal people} …

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  • 29manly — adjective Having the characteristics of a man. Ant: womanly …

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  • 30manly — Synonyms and related words: Christian, andric, blameless, bold, bold spirited, brave, bull, chivalric, chivalrous, clean, courageous, creditable, daring, dauntless, decent, doughty, erect, estimable, ethical, fair, fearless, full of integrity,… …

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  • 31manly — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. masculine (see male). Ant., feminine. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. masculine, virile, strong, brave, courageous, undaunted, fearless, firm, staunch, dignified, noble, honorable, valiant, valorous,… …

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  • 32manly — man|ly [ mænli ] adjective typical of the way a man is traditionally expected to behave, especially by being strong and brave ╾ man|li|ness noun uncount …

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  • 33manly — adj. 149 B …

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  • 34manly — lyman …

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  • 35manly — adjective (manlier, manliest) 1》 having or denoting those good qualities traditionally associated with men, such as courage and strength. 2》 (of an activity) befitting a man. Derivatives manliness noun …

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  • 36manly — a. Brave, courageous, intrepid, stout, bold, firm, undaunted, vigorous, strong, daring, heroic, noble, manful, dignified …

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  • 37manly — adj 1. masculine, male, manful, manlike; Inf. he, virile, potent, macho, Inf. two fisted, Inf. he mannish, Inf. hairy chested. 2. strong, powerful, sturdy, mighty, puissant, forceful; able bodied, athletic, well built, well knit; brawny, muscular …

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  • 38manly — man·ly …

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  • 39manly — adjective Syn: virile, masculine, strong, all male, red blooded, muscular, muscly, strapping, well built, rugged, tough, powerful, brawny; informal hunky Ant: effeminate …

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  • 40manly — [ˈmænli] adj typical of traditional good male qualities, for example by being strong and brave manliness noun [U] …

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