Definitions for manlyˈmæn li
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word manly
manly, manful, manlike(adj)
possessing qualities befitting a man
male, manful, manlike, manly, virile(adverb)
characteristic of a man
"a deep male voice"; "manly sports"
in a manful manner; with qualities thought to befit a man
"having said her say Peggy manfully shouldered her burden and prepared to break up yet another home"
Having the characteristics of a man.
having qualities becoming to a man; not childish or womanish; manlike, esp. brave, courageous, resolute, noble
in a manly manner; with the courage and fortitude of a manly man; as, to act manly
Manly is a city in Worth County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,323 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Mason City Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A hairy body, and arms stiff with bristles, give promise of a manly soul.
Good fellowship and friendship are lasting, rational and manly pleasures.
Not to feel one's misfortunes is not human, not to bear them in not manly.
Our gun culture is very heavily masculine, it is seen as manly to be identified with guns.
The sufferings that fate inflicts on us should be borne with patience, what enemies inflict with manly courage.
Translations for manly
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- virilCatalan, Valencian
- tapaidh, fearail, duineilScottish Gaelic
- męski, mężnyPolish
- نارينه, نرPashto, Pushto
- varonil, virilPortuguese
- viril, masculin, bărbătescRomanian
- мужеподобный, мужской, мужественныйRussian
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