HyperDic: manly

English > 3 senses of the word manly:
ADJECTIVEallmanly, manful, manlikepossessing qualities befitting a man
allmanly, male, manful, manlike, virilecharacteristic of a man
ADVERBallmanly, manfullyin a manful manner
manly > pronunciation
Soundsmae'nliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > manly: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningpossessing qualities befitting a man.
Synonymsmanful, manlike
Narrowerman-sizedCalling for the strength of a man
See alsomasculineassociated with men and not with women
Oppositeunmanly, unmanful, unmanlikenot possessing qualities befitting a man
Spanishvaronil, viril
Nounsmanan adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
manan adult male person who has a manly character (virile / virile / virile and courageous competent)
manlinessthe trait of being manly
English > manly: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcharacteristic of a man.
Example "manly sports"
Synonymsmale, manful, manlike, virile
Broadermasculineassociated with men and not with women
Spanishmasculino, varonil, viril
Catalanmasculí, viril
Nounsmanan adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
manan adult male person who has a manly character (virile / virile / virile and courageous competent)
manlinessthe trait of being manly
English > manly: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a manful manner; with qualities thought to befit a man.
Synonymmanfully
Oppositeunmanfully, unmanlyWithout qualities thought to befit a man

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