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.
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Having qualities becoming a man; firm; brave; undaunted; noble, etc.
The numerical value of manly in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of manly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of manly in a Sentence
The sufferings that fate inflicts on us should be borne with patience, what enemies inflict with manly courage.
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.
Not to feel one's misfortunes is not human, not to bear them in not manly.
Prosperity attends the lion-hearted man who exerts himself, while we say, destiny will ensure it. Laying aside destiny, show manly fortitude by thy own strength: if thou endeavour, and thy endeavours fail of success, what crime is there in failing?
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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- virilCatalan, Valencian
- tapaidh, fearail, duineilScottish Gaelic
- męski, mężnyPolish
- نارينه, نرPashto, Pushto
- varonil, virilPortuguese
- viril, masculin, bărbătescRomanian
- мужеподобный, мужской, мужественныйRussian
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