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
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.
Born in the neighboring state of Sonora, Haro was one of Baja California’s most respected journalists, a familiar figure with his unruly mane of hair, wide smile and camera bag slung over his shoulder.
And for Taylor Hill, a bright outdoor day is the perfect excuse to eschew makeup entirely in favor of a nearly-naked look that, no surprise, paired well with a Blue Lagoon-like mane.
The vulture will sit atop the lion, glass feathers will make up the lion’s mane, and flowers — just a small touch — will be added to each side.
The product’s ingredients were mysterious: lion’s mane, shilajit, astragalus, rhodiola, stevia, maca.
Players take turns choosing between two options presented on the screen: Bath or Shower, Snakes or Clowns, Comb a lion’s mane or Brush a hippo’s teeth.
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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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