manlike


manlike

adjective

Definition of MANLIKE

1
of, relating to, or marked by qualities traditionally associated with men <some people still consider nursing to be a less manlike occupation>
Synonyms male, manlike, manly, mannish, man-size (or man-sized), virile
2
having qualities or traits that are traditionally considered inappropriate for a girl or woman <polls have shown that strong-willed, assertive women running for public office are regarded by some voters as too manlike>
Related Words gentlemanly, male, manly, masculine

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