Thesaurus

mannish


mannish

adjective

Definition of MANNISH

1
of, relating to, or marked by qualities traditionally associated with men <a woman with a somewhat mannish gait>
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 <for her first outing as a spelunker she wore the same mannish jeans as the guys>
Related Words gentlemanly, male, manly, masculine

March 01, 2015
macaroni Hear it
Tube-shaped pasta or a fop or dandy
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears