man's man


Definition of man's man

: a man noted or admired for traditionally masculine interests and activities

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First Known Use of man's man

circa 1896, in the meaning defined above

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“Man's man.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of man's man

: a man who is liked and admired by other men

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