Synonyms and Antonyms of manlike

  1. 1 of, relating to, or marked by qualities traditionally associated with men some people still consider nursing to be a less manlike occupation Synonyms male, masculine, manly, mannish, man-size (or man-sized), virileRelated Words hairy-chested, hypermasculine, macho, ultramasculine; boyish, hoydenish, tomboyish; Amazonian, butchNear Antonyms metrosexual, unmacho; effeminate, girlish, sissified, sissy; feminine, womanish, womanlike, womanly; emasculated, impotent, weakened; androgynous, neuterAntonyms unmanly, unmasculine

  2. 2 having qualities or traits that are traditionally considered inappropriate for a girl or woman polls have shown that strong-willed, assertive women running for public office are regarded by some voters as too manlike Synonyms hoydenish, unfeminine, mannish, tomboyish, unladylike, unwomanlyRelated Words gentlemanly, male, manly, masculineNear Antonyms effeminate, girlish, sissified, sissy, unmanly, unmasculine, womanish, womanlike; distaff, petticoatAntonyms female, feminine, ladylike, womanly

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