Simple Definition of main man
: someone's best male friend
: the most important or admired man in a group
Full Definition of main man
1 : best male friend
2 : a man whose character or work is most admired
3 : most significant or important person; also : chief 2
Examples of main man
He's still her main man.
The team has many good players, but he is clearly the main man.
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