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mannish

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of mannish

  1. 1 of, relating to, or marked by qualities traditionally associated with men <a woman with a somewhat mannish gait> Synonyms male, manlike, manly, masculine, man-size (or man-sized), virileRelated Words hairy-chested, hypermasculine, macho, ultramasculine; boyish, hoydenish, tomboyish; Amazonian, butchNear Antonyms metrosexual, unmacho; effeminate, girlish, sissified, sissy; feminine, womanish, womanlike, womanly; emasculated, impotent, weakened; androgynous, neuterAntonyms unmanly, unmasculine

  2. 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> Synonyms hoydenish, manlike, unfeminine, tomboyish, unladylike, unwomanlyRelated Words gentlemanly, male, manly, masculineNear Antonyms effeminate, girlish, sissified, sissy, unmanly, unmasculine, womanish, womanlike; distaff, petticoatAntonyms female, feminine, ladylike, womanly




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