What does manhood mean?

Definitions for manhood
ˈmæn hʊdman·hood

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. manhoodnoun

    the state of being a man; manly qualities

  2. humanness, humanity, manhoodnoun

    the quality of being human

    "he feared the speedy decline of all manhood"

  3. manhoodnoun

    the status of being a man


  1. Manhoodnoun

    The genitalia of a male human.

  2. Manhoodnoun

    The condition of being a human being.


  1. manhoodnoun

    The state of being man as a human being.

    He feared the speedy decline of all manhood.

  2. manhoodnoun

    State of being a man as distinguished from a child or a woman.

    A strapping youth poised on the brink of manhood.

  3. manhoodnoun

    The qualities ascribed to manliness; courage; bravery; resolve.

  4. manhoodnoun

    The male genitalia.

    She spied on him in the shower and glimpsed his manhood.

  5. manhoodnoun

    Men, considered as a group.

  6. Etymology: From manhode, also manhede, from man + -hede, equivalent to. Cognate with manheit, Mannheit. More at man, -head, -hood.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Manhoodnoun

    the state of being man as a human being, or man as distinguished from a child or a woman

  2. Manhoodnoun

    manly quality; courage; bravery; resolution

  3. Etymology: [Man- + -hood.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of manhood in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of manhood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of manhood in a Sentence

  1. Henry David Thoreau:

    We seem but to linger in manhood to tell the dreams of our childhood, and they vanish out of memory ere we learn the language.

  2. Kevin Powell:

    This certainly began with Magic Johnson, an American sports hero and icon, announcing he was HIV-positive, this was dramatic, historic, a game-changer because other men, like Rock Hudson, Freddie Mercury, and Arthur Ashe, kept their HIV status mostly to themselves because of oppressive definitions of manhood, because of homophobia in the cases of Hudson and Mercury.

  3. R. D. Hitchcock:

    Wealth is not of necessity a curse, nor poverty a blessing. Wholesome and easy abundance is better than either extreme; better for our manhood that we have enough for daily comfort; enough for culture, for hospitality, for charity. More than this may or may not be a blessing. Certainly it can be a blessing only by being accepted as a trust.

  4. D. H. Lawrence:

    I believe a man is born first unto himself-for the happy developing of himself, while the world is a nursery, and the pretty things are to be snatched for, and pleasant things tasted some people seem to exist thus right to the end. But most are born again on entering manhood then they are born to humanity, to a consciousness of all the laughing, and the never-ceasing murmur of pain and sorrow that comes from the terrible multitudes of brothers.

  5. Alexandar Djelic:

    He told me I could inject my manhood with Vaseline and this would pump it up and make it much larger.

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    an untroubled state; free from disturbances
    • A. tranquillity
    • B. trigger
    • C. purse
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