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manly

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adverb man·ly \ˈman-lē\

Definition of manly

  1. :  in a manly manner

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of manly

before 12th century


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manly

adjective man·ly

Definition of manly

manlier

manliest

  1. 1 :  having qualities generally associated with a man :  strong, virile

  2. 2 :  appropriate in character to a man <manly sports>

manliness

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Examples of manly in a sentence

  1. He wasn't manly enough to fight.

  2. He has a deep, manly voice.

13th Century

First Known Use of manly

13th century


MANLY Defined for English Language Learners


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manly

adjective man·ly

Definition of manly for English Language Learners

  • : having or showing qualities (such as strength or courage) that are expected in a man


MANLY Defined for Kids

manly

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adjective man·ly \ˈman-lē\

Definition of manly for Students

manlier

manliest

  1. :  having or showing qualities (as strength or courage) often felt to be proper for a man <a manly voice>

manliness

noun


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