Definition of mane
1 : long and heavy hair growing about the neck and head of some mammals (such as horses and lions)
2 : long heavy hair on a person's head
manedplay \ˈmānd\ adjective
Examples of mane in a Sentence
an actor with a thick mane of silver hair
Recent Examples of mane from the Web
Most geologists, though, have assumed that Saussure had in mind a more dramatic mane of hair.
The 42-year-old stunned on the red carpet with her hair partially sleeked back into a massive, flowing mane.
The station's program director (and the film's protagonist), Hamid, is played by Iranian singer-songwriter Mohsen Namjoo, who has a knack for deadpan delivery and a wild mane of graying hair that foreshadows impending chaos.
Victoria Von Busch brought Maggie, her Great Pyrenees, into Pet Station Country Club on a Tuesday afternoon to get her dog's white mane groomed.
Something prettier, more wearable, designed for the woman who secretly adored the whimsy of that Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino but can’t rationalize a mermaid-hued mane at her 9-to-5?
Young Simba (Kennebrooke Hall), Simba (Sage Watrous), and Mufasa (Nicholas Laconto) wore tan feather boas on their chests to represent manes.
The characters in the play, which runs through June 18, wear modern dress, with Caesar in a suit and tie, sporting a blond mane.
Constand, an athletic six-footer with colorful arm tattoos and a wild mane of brown curly hair, is the only Cosby accuser whose complaint has led to criminal charges.
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Origin and Etymology of mane
Middle English, from Old English manu; akin to Old High German mana mane, Latin monile necklace
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
MANE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mane for English Language Learners
: long, thick hair growing from the neck of a horse or around the neck of a lion
: long, thick hair on a person's head
MANE Defined for Kids
Definition of mane for Students
: long heavy hair growing about the neck and head of some animals (as a horse or lion)
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