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Man vs. Male

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Mannoun

An adult male human.

‘The show is especially popular with middle-aged men.’;

Maleadjective

Belonging to the sex which typically produces sperm, or to the gender which is typically associated with it.

‘male writers, the leading male and female singers, a male bird feeding a seed to a female, in bee colonies, all drones are male, intersex male patients’;

Mannoun

(collective) All human males collectively: mankind.

Maleadjective

Characteristic of this sex/gender. masculine, manly.}}

‘stereotypically male interests, an insect with typically male coloration’;

Mannoun

A human, a person of either gender, usually an adult. See usage notes.

‘every man for himself’;

Maleadjective

Tending to lead to or regulate the development of sexual characteristics typical of this sex.

‘the male chromosome, like testes, ovaries also produce testosterone and some other male hormones’;

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Mannoun

(collective) All humans collectively: mankind, humankind, humanity. Sometimes capitalized as Man.

Maleadjective

Masculine; of the masculine grammatical gender.

Mannoun

A member of the genus Homo, especially of the species Homo sapiens.

Maleadjective

(figuratively) Of instruments, tools, or connectors: designed to fit into or penetrate a female counterpart, as in a connector, pipe fitting or laboratory glassware.

Mannoun

(obsolete) A sentient being, whether human or supernatural.

Malenoun

One of the male (masculine) sex or gender.

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Mannoun

An adult male who has, to an eminent degree, qualities considered masculine, such as strength, integrity, and devotion to family; a mensch.

Malenoun

A human member of the masculine sex or gender.

Mannoun

Manliness; the quality or state of being manly.

Malenoun

An animal of the sex that has testes.

Mannoun

A husband.

Malenoun

A plant of the masculine sex.

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Mannoun

A lover; a boyfriend.

Maleadjective

Evil; wicked; bad.

Mannoun

A male enthusiast or devotee; a male who is very fond of or devoted to a specified kind of thing. Used as the last element of a compound.

‘Some people prefer apple pie, but me, I’m a cherry pie man.’;

Maleadjective

Of or pertaining to the sex that begets or procreates young, or (in a wider sense) to the sex that produces spermatozoa, by which the ova are fertilized; not female; as, male organs.

Mannoun

A person, usually male, who has duties or skills associated with a specified thing. Used as the last element of a compound.

‘I wanted to be a guitar man on a road tour, but instead I’m a flag man on a road crew.’;

Maleadjective

Capable of producing fertilization, but not of bearing fruit; - said of stamens and antheridia, and of the plants, or parts of plants, which bear them.

Mannoun

A person, usually male, who can fulfill one's requirements with regard to a specified matter.

Maleadjective

Suitable to the male sex; characteristic or suggestive of a male; masculine; as, male courage.

Mannoun

A male who belongs to a particular group: an employee, a student or alumnus, a representative, etc.

Maleadjective

Consisting of males; as, a male choir.

Mannoun

An adult male servant.

Maleadjective

Adapted for entering another corresponding piece (the female piece) which is hollow and which it fits; as, a male gauge, for gauging the size or shape of a hole; a male screw, etc.

Mannoun

(historical) A vassal. A subject.

‘all the king's men’;

Malenoun

Same as Mail, a bag.

Mannoun

A piece or token used in board games such as chess.

Malenoun

An animal of the male sex.

Mannoun

Used to refer to oneself or one's group: I, we; construed in the third person.

Malenoun

A plant bearing only staminate flowers.

Mannoun

A term of familiar address often implying on the part of the speaker some degree of authority, impatience, or haste.

‘Come on, man, we've got no time to lose!’;

Malenoun

an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)

Mannoun

A friendly term of address usually reserved for other adult males.

‘Hey, man, how's it goin'?’;

Malenoun

a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies

Mannoun

(sports) A player on whom another is playing, with the intent of limiting their attacking impact.

Malenoun

the capital of Maldives in the center of the islands

Maninterjection

Used to place emphasis upon something or someone; sometimes, but not always, when actually addressing a man.

‘Man, that was a great catch!’;

Maleadjective

being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation;

‘a male infant’; ‘a male holly tree’; ‘a female heir’; ‘female holly trees bear the berries’;

Manverb

(transitive) To supply (something) with staff or crew (of either sex).

‘The ship was manned with a small crew.’;

Maleadjective

for or composed of men or boys;

‘the male lead’; ‘masculine attire’;

Manverb

(transitive) To take up position in order to operate (something).

‘Man the machine guns!’;

Maleadjective

characteristic of a man;

‘a deep male voice’; ‘manly sports’;

Manverb

To brace (oneself), to fortify or steel (oneself) in a manly way. Compare man up.

Male

Male (♂) is the sex of an organism that produces the gamete known as sperm, which fuses with the larger female gamete, or ovum, in the process of fertilization. A male organism cannot reproduce sexually without access to at least one ovum from a female, but some organisms can reproduce both sexually and asexually.

Manverb

To wait on, attend to or escort.

Manverb

To accustom (a raptor or other type of bird) to the presence of people.

Mannoun

A human being; - opposed to beast.

‘These men went about wide, and man found they none,But fair country, and wild beast many [a] one.’; ‘The king is but a man, as I am; the violet smells to him as it doth to me.’; ‘'Tain't a fit night out for man nor beast!’;

Mannoun

An adult male person; a grown-up male person, as distinguished from a woman or a child.

‘When I became a man, I put away childish things.’; ‘Ceneus, a woman once, and once a man.’;

Mannoun

The human race; mankind.

‘And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness, and let them have dominion.’; ‘The proper study of mankind is man.’;

Mannoun

The male portion of the human race.

‘Woman has, in general, much stronger propensity than man to the discharge of parental duties.’;

Mannoun

One possessing in a high degree the distinctive qualities of manhood; one having manly excellence of any kind.

‘This was the noblest Roman of them all . . . the elementsSo mixed in him that Nature might stand upAnd say to all the world "This was a man!"’;

Mannoun

An adult male servant; also, a vassal; a subject.

‘Like master, like man.’; ‘The vassal, or tenant, kneeling, ungirt, uncovered, and holding up his hands between those of his lord, professed that he did become his man from that day forth, of life, limb, and earthly honor.’;

Mannoun

A term of familiar address at one time implying on the part of the speaker some degree of authority, impatience, or haste; as, Come, man, we 've no time to lose! In the latter half of the 20th century it became used in a broader sense as simply a familiar and informal form of address, but is not used in business or formal situations; as, hey, man! You want to go to a movie tonight?.

Mannoun

A married man; a husband; - correlative to wife.

‘I pronounce that they are man and wife.’; ‘every wife ought to answer for her man.’;

Mannoun

One, or any one, indefinitely; - a modified survival of the Saxon use of man, or mon, as an indefinite pronoun.

‘A man can not make him laugh.’; ‘A man would expect to find some antiquities; but all they have to show of this nature is an old rostrum of a Roman ship.’;

Mannoun

One of the piece with which certain games, as chess or draughts, are played.

Manverb

To supply with men; to furnish with a sufficient force or complement of men, as for management, service, defense, or the like; to guard; as, to man a ship, boat, or fort.

‘See how the surly Warwick mans the wall !’; ‘They man their boats, and all their young men arm.’;

Manverb

To furnish with strength for action; to prepare for efficiency; to fortify.

Manverb

To tame, as a hawk.

Manverb

To furnish with a servant or servants.

Manverb

To wait on as a manservant.

Mannoun

an adult male person (as opposed to a woman);

‘there were two women and six men on the bus’;

Mannoun

someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force;

‘two men stood sentry duty’;

Mannoun

the generic use of the word to refer to any human being;

‘it was every man for himself’;

Mannoun

all of the inhabitants of the earth;

‘all the world loves a lover’; ‘she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women’;

Mannoun

any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae

Mannoun

a male subordinate;

‘the chief stationed two men outside the building’; ‘he awaited word from his man in Havana’;

Mannoun

an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent);

‘the army will make a man of you’;

Mannoun

a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman;

‘she takes good care of her man’;

Mannoun

a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer;

‘Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man’;

Mannoun

one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea

Mannoun

game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games;

‘he taught me to set up the men on the chess board’; ‘he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage’;

Manverb

take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place;

‘Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning’;

Manverb

provide with men;

‘We cannot man all the desks’;

Man

A man is an adult male human. Prior to adulthood, a male human is referred to as a boy (a male child or adolescent).

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