adjective un·man·ly \-ˈman-lē\

: not typical of a man or suitable for a man : not manly

Full Definition of UNMANLY

:  not manly: as
a :  being of weak character :  cowardly
b :  effeminate
un·man·li·ness \-lē-nəs\ noun

Examples of UNMANLY

  1. He felt unmanly because he wasn't interested in sports.
  2. I disagree that dancing is an unmanly pursuit.
  3. My father told me that it's unmanly to cry.

First Known Use of UNMANLY

15th century

Rhymes with UNMANLY


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