Synonyms and Antonyms of mannish

  1. 1 of, relating to, or marked by qualities traditionally associated with men a woman with a somewhat mannish gait Synonyms male, manlike, manly, masculine, 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 for her first outing as a spelunker she wore the same mannish jeans as the guys Synonyms hoydenish, manlike, unfeminine, 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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