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manlike

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EtymologyEdit

From man +‎ -like.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

manlike (comparative more manlike, superlative most manlike)

  1. 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.
  2. Of or relating to a human being; anthropoid, anthropomorphous.
    The legendary Bigfoot is said to be a manlike creature.