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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English manly, manli, manlich, from Old English *manlīċ, *mannlīċ (suggested by adverb manlīċe, mannlīċe (in a manly way; stately)), from Proto-Germanic *mannlīkaz (manly), equivalent to man +‎ -ly. Cognate with Old High German manlīh (manly) (German männlich), Dutch mannelijk, Old Norse mannligr (human) (Danish mandlig, Swedish manlig).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈmænli/
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AdjectiveEdit

manly (comparative manlier, superlative manliest)

  1. Having the characteristics of a man.
  2. Having qualities befitting a man; courageous, resolute, noble.

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