adjective man·ful \ˈman-fəl\

Definition of MANFUL

:  having or showing courage and resolution
man·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
man·ful·ness noun

Examples of MANFUL

  1. <he made the manful decision to stick by his friends when everyone else had abandoned them>

First Known Use of MANFUL

14th century

Related to MANFUL

bold, courageous, dauntless, doughty, fearless, gallant, greathearted, gutsy, gutty, heroic (also heroical), intrepid, lionhearted, brave, stalwart, stout, stouthearted, undauntable, undaunted, valiant, valorous
chicken, chickenhearted, chicken-livered, coward, cowardly, craven, dastardly, fainthearted, fearful, gutless, lily-livered, milk-livered [archaic], nerveless, poltroon, poor-spirited, pusillanimous, spineless, spiritless, timorous, uncourageous, ungallant, unheroic, weakhearted, yellow


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