man's man

noun

Definition of man's man

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

Examples of man's man in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Harry is, by all accounts, a guy's guy, a man's man, a role model for masculinity. John Duffy, CNN, 9 Mar. 2021 Performances by Musgraves, Clark, Ballerini, McBryde, Ell, Lillie Mae and the rest of their Stagecoach sisters in rhyme helped remind festivalgoers that today's country music isn't strictly a man's man's man's world. Randy Lewis, latimes.com, 30 Apr. 2018 The worker shouted at the man, then climbed the ladder the man stood on, pulling at the man's man's leg. Jeff Piorkowski/special To Cleveland.com, cleveland.com, 27 Oct. 2017 Swanson was a man's man, and Offerman shares almost all these burly traits. Steve Heisler, Chicago Reader, 15 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of man's man

circa 1896, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of man's man was circa 1896

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“Man's man.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/man%27s%20man. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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