Definition of Manlike

1. Adjective. Possessing qualities befitting a man.

Exact synonyms: Manful, Manly
Similar to: Man-sized
Also: Masculine
Derivative terms: Manfulness, Man, Man, Manliness
Antonyms: Unmanly



2. Adjective. Characteristic of a man. "Manly sports"
Exact synonyms: Male, Manful, Manly, Virile
Similar to: Masculine
Derivative terms: Male, Maleness, Manfulness, Man, Man, Manliness, Virility

3. Adjective. Resembling human beings.
Exact synonyms: Anthropoid
Similar to: Human
Derivative terms: Anthropoid

Definition of Manlike

1. a. Like man, or like a man, in form or nature; having the qualities of a man, esp. the nobler qualities; manly.

Definition of Manlike

1. Adjective. Of or characteristic of grown men, as opposed to women or children; macho, mannish, virile. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or relating to a human being; anthropoid, anthropomorphous. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Manlike

1. resembling a man [adj] - See also: man

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manlike

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manlike (current term)
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Literary usage of Manlike

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1. Doctor Claudius: A True Story by Francis Marion Crawford (1883)
"... was probably only showing that she was glad to be rid of him—-a clumsy, manlike thought, which his reason would soon get the better of. So he departed. ..."

2. Critical and Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas Carlyle (1860)
"I too have attained that immeasurable, mysterious glory of being alive; to rne also a Capability has been intrusted ; shall I strive to work it out, manlike ..."

3. Passages from the English Note-books of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody Hawthorne (1871)
"A very racy and peculiarly English character might be made out of a manlike this, having his life-concern wholly with the disagreeables of a great city. ..."

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