What does manly mean?

Definitions for manly
ˈmæn liman·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. manly, manful, manlikeadjective

    possessing qualities befitting a man

  2. male, manful, manlike, manly, virileadverb

    characteristic of a man

    "a deep male voice"; "manly sports"

  3. manfully, manlyadverb

    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. manlyadjective

    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. Manlyadverb

    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. Juvenal:

    A hairy body, and arms stiff with bristles, give promise of a manly soul.

  2. Kiryu Kazuma:

    Stop putting people in boxes of Manly or Lady Like. Let people be themselves.

  3. 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.

  4. Thucydides:

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

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Many beautiful flowers create a wonderful bouquet, A lot of vegetables make a delicious salad. There is beauty, grace and elegance in diversity, in differentness of all components that leads to stronger and better creation when brought together, America is strong because of the awesome unity in diversity of various people with their distinct cultures, races, colors, ethnicities, thoughts and beliefs. Life is wonderful manly because of such unity in diversity, If not for diversity, it would be dull and depressing. It's so remarkable that we all are different, and yet we all are very equal, being united with a common goal and strong love for America, God Bless America!

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