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main man

noun

Simple Definition of main man

  • : someone's best male friend

  • : the most important or admired man in a group

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of main man

  1. 1 :  best male friend

  2. 2 :  a man whose character or work is most admired

  3. 3 :  most significant or important person; also :  chief 2

Examples of main man in a sentence

  1. He's still her main man.

  2. The team has many good players, but he is clearly the main man.



1953

First Known Use of main man

1953


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