Definition of Menfolks

1. menfolk [n] - See also: menfolk



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Menfolks

mendment
mendole
mendozavilite
mendozite
mendregal
mends
mene
mened
meneer
meneers
meneghinite
meneghinites
menes
menetrier disease
menfolk
menfolks (current term)
meng
menge
menged
menges
menging
mengs
menhaden
menhaden oil
menhadens
menhir
menhirs
menial
menially
menials

Literary usage of Menfolks

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1. Journey to the World Under Ground: Being the Subterraneous Travels of Niels Klim by Ludvig Holberg (1828)
"But as this trade is generally carried on here much too impudently and too publicly, these lascivious menfolks are frequently apprehended, put into prison, ..."

2. The Great Modern American Stories: An Anthology by William Dean Howells, Boni & Liveright (1920)
"... jest as any old maid would that hadn't set her mind on menfolks till she was thirty-five. She bought a red-plaid bow an' pinned it on in front, ..."

3. Huckleberries Gathered from New England Hills by Rose Terry Cooke (1891)
"Well, I expect Joe 'll suit himself; menfolks do, mostly," sighed Cynthia Tucker, who was occupied along with the rest in the pleasant amusement of clawing ..."

4. Women Professional Workers: A Study Made for the Women's Educational and by Elizabeth Kemper Adams (1921)
"Its natural inhabitants are men who smoke, and swear when things go wrong, and insist on such natural prerogatives of menfolks. They don't want women around ..."

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