What does manly mean?

Definitions for manlyˈmæn li

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word manly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. manly, manful, manlike(adj)

    possessing qualities befitting a man

  2. male, manful, manlike, manly, virile(adverb)

    characteristic of a man

    "a deep male voice"; "manly sports"

  3. manfully, manly(adverb)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. manly(Adjective)

    Having the characteristics of a man.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Manly

    having qualities becoming to a man; not childish or womanish; manlike, esp. brave, courageous, resolute, noble

  2. Manly(adverb)

    in a manly manner; with the courage and fortitude of a manly man; as, to act manly

Freebase

  1. 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.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of manly in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of manly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Seneca:

    Not to feel one's misfortunes is not human, not to bear them in not manly.

  2. Deniese Kennedy-Kollar:

    Our gun culture is very heavily masculine, it is seen as manly to be identified with guns.

  3. Thucydides:

    The sufferings that fate inflicts on us should be borne with patience, what enemies inflict with manly courage.

  4. W. E. B. Du Bois:

    A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills.

  5. Dorothy Sayers:

    The best remedy for a bruised heart is not, as so many people seem to think, repose upon a manly bosom. Much more efficacious are honest work, physical activity, and sudden acquisition of wealth.

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