From man + -like.
manlike (comparative more manlike, superlative most manlike)
Last modified on 11 December 2012, at 13:32
- Of or characteristic of grown men, as opposed to women or children; macho, mannish, virile.
- 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.17:
- In events, I carry my selfe man-like; in the conduct childishly.
- Of or relating to a human being; anthropoid, anthropomorphous.
- The legendary Bigfoot is said to be a manlike creature.