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mannish

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1 of, relating to, or marked by qualities traditionally associated with men
  • a woman with a somewhat mannish gait

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2 having qualities or traits that are traditionally considered inappropriate for a girl or woman
  • worked on the assembly line wearing a T-shirt and mannish overalls

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“Mannish.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mannish. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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