What does manly mean?

Definitions for manly
ˈmæn liman·ly

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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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How to say manly in sign language?

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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. Thucydides:

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

  2. 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.

  3. Seneca:

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

  4. 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?

  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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