unmanly

adjective un·man·ly \ ˌən-ˈman-lē \
|Updated on: 30 Jun 2018

Definition of unmanly

unmanlier; unmanliest
: not manly: such as
a : being of weak character : cowardly

unmanliness

play \-lē-nəs\ noun

Examples of unmanly in a Sentence

  1. He felt unmanly because he wasn't interested in sports.

  2. I disagree that dancing is an unmanly pursuit.

  3. My father told me that it's unmanly to cry.

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Definition of unmanly for English Language Learners

  • : not typical of a man or suitable for a man : not manly


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