Definitions for unmanlyʌnˈmæn li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•man•lyʌnˈmæn li(adj.)-li•er, -li•est.

  1. not manly; not characteristic of or befitting a man.

  2. effeminate.

Origin of unmanly:

1350–1400

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unmanly, unmanful, unmanlike(adj)

    not possessing qualities befitting a man

  2. pusillanimous, poor-spirited, unmanly(adverb)

    lacking in courage and manly strength and resolution; contemptibly fearful

  3. unmanfully, unmanly(adverb)

    without qualities thought to befit a man

Wiktionary

  1. unmanly(Adverb)

    In a manner that is unmanly.

  2. unmanly(Adjective)

    Showing characteristics that are not manly, such as being immature, effeminate or cowardly, which might be construed as an indicator of weakness or of baseness of character.

  3. unmanly(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to something not human.

  4. unmanly(Adjective)

    Cowardly, base.

  5. unmanly(Adjective)

    Not acceptable of a man.

  6. unmanly(Adjective)

    Not becoming of a man.

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