Examples of manhood in a Sentence
He took the comment as a challenge to his manhood.
He grew from boyhood to manhood in a small southern town.
the manhood of a nation
Recent Examples of manhood from the Web
Magariel’s gripping and heartfelt debut is a blunt reminder that the boldest assertion of manhood is not violence stemming from fear.
Voodoo came to bear a greater weight with time, informing my thoughts and strengths as a gay Latino-American negotiating manhood.
Past letters have included boasts about one’s manhood, tips for getting on Baker-Crafts’s good side (take out the garbage), and warnings to not party too hard.
History is a little uncertain about this, but there is reason to believe that Nicomedes enticed Caesar into a dalliance as yet another rite of manhood.
So each person creates his own identity of manhood?
Because life leaves them little else on which to stake their pride, in many scenes, men in Hallencourt—everyone from Eddy’s friends to his father—prance around naked, to reaffirm their manhood in the most biological sense.
Captain America has always been portrayed as the epitome of masculinity, so for Marvel to make him so in tune with his emotional side, so respectful of women, and such a team-player, just shows how much their definition of manhood is changing.
Congratulations to Ye Hongwei The Chinese kung fu master set a world record by towing a helicopter 32 feet and 9 inches with a rope attached only to his, well, manhood.
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First Known Use of manhood
MANHOOD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of manhood for English Language Learners
: the qualities (such as strength and courage) that are expected in a man
: the state or condition of being an adult man and no longer a boy
: adult men
MANHOOD Defined for Kids
Definition of manhood for Students
1 : qualities (as strength and courage) believed to be typical of men
2 : the state of being an adult human male
3 : adult human males
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