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
There’s something about becoming comfortable in the cages that have been built for us, whether that’s a rigid understanding of masculinity/manhood, or a rigid understanding of sexuality.
In November, one mistake is enough to ignite a rant challenging a guard's manhood and self-worth.
The Lakers took it as a challenge to their manhood, as Jackson intended, and won it all, 116-111, in the next game.
Now Don, stuck between boyhood and manhood, has come looking for answers.
In an episode of Up All Night from last spring, stay-at-home dad Chris (Will Arnett) and his buddy Reed (Will Forte) attempt to recapture their manhood by building a motorcycle, then get frustrated and go on a shopping spree instead.
In the boy’s mind, the image of his father is larger than life, woven from the mythology of the hunt and the romance of war: so much killing, such a paragon of manhood.
As a troubled teen, Tate’s idea of manhood was embedded in gang and thug culture: money, women, material things.
The other part is the harsh and affecting odyssey that takes boy and horse from Oregon to Wyoming, leading Charley toward the outskirts of manhood.
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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
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