What does manly mean?

Definitions for manly
ˈmæn liman·ly

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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. manly

    Having qualities becoming a man; firm; brave; undaunted; noble, etc.

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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

Examples of manly in a Sentence

  1. Mary Baker Eddy:

    Give up the belief that mind is, even temporarily, compressed within the skull, and you will quickly become more manly or womanly. You will understand yourself and your Maker better than before.

  2. Theodore Roosevelt:

    I am delighted to have you play football. I believe in rough, manly sports. But I do not believe in them if they degenerate into the sole end of any one's existence. I don't want you to sacrifice standing well in your studies to any over-athleticism and I need not tell you that character counts for a great deal more than either intellect or body in winning success in life. Athletic proficiency is a mighty good servant, and like so many other good servants, a mighty bad master.

  3. Seneca:

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

  4. Longfellow:

    Look not mournfully into the Past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the Present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy Future, without fear, and with a manly heart.

  5. The Hitopadesa:

    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?

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