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Manly vs. Masculine

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Manlyadjective

Having the characteristics of a man.

Masculineadjective

Of or pertaining to the male gender; manly.

Manlyadjective

Having qualities befitting a man; courageous, resolute, noble.

Masculineadjective

Of or pertaining to the male sex; biologically male, not female.

Manlyadjective

Having qualities becoming to a man; not childish or womanish; manlike, esp. brave, courageous, resolute, noble.

‘Let's briefly put on manly readiness.’; ‘Serene and manly, hardened to sustainThe load of life.’;

Masculineadjective

Belonging to males; typically used by males.

‘“John”, “Paul”, and “Jake” are masculine names.’;

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Manlyadverb

In a manly manner; with the courage and fortitude of a manly man; as, to act manly.

Masculineadjective

Having the qualities stereotypically associated with men: virile, aggressive, not effeminate.

Manlyadjective

possessing qualities befitting a man

Masculineadjective

(grammar) Of, pertaining or belonging to the male grammatical gender, in languages that have gender distinctions.

Manlyadjective

characteristic of a man;

‘a deep male voice’; ‘manly sports’;

Masculineadjective

(of a noun) Being of the masculine class, or grammatical gender, and inflected in that manner.

‘The noun Student is masculine in German.’;

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Manlyadverb

in a manful manner; with qualities thought to befit a man;

‘having said her say Peggy manfully shouldered her burden and prepared to break up yet another home’;

Masculineadjective

(of some other parts of speech) Being inflected in agreement with the masculine noun.

‘German uses the masculine form of the definite article, der, with Student.’;

Masculinenoun

(grammar) The masculine gender.

Masculinenoun

(grammar) A word of the masculine gender.

Masculinenoun

That which is masculine.

Masculinenoun

A man.

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Masculineadjective

Of the male sex; not female.

‘Thy masculine children, that is to say, thy sons.’;

Masculineadjective

Having the qualities of a man; suitable to, or characteristic of, a man; virile; not feminine or effeminate; strong; robust.

‘That lady, after her husband's death, held the reins with a masculine energy.’;

Masculineadjective

Belonging to males; appropriated to, or used by, males.

Masculineadjective

Having the inflections of, or construed with, words pertaining especially to male beings, as distinguished from feminine and neuter. See Gender.

Masculinenoun

a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to males or to objects classified as male

Masculineadjective

of grammatical gender;

‘`it' is the third-person singular neuter pronoun’;

Masculineadjective

associated with men and not with women

Masculineadjective

(music or poetry) ending on an accented beat or syllable;

‘a masculine cadence’; ‘the masculine rhyme of `annoy, enjoy'’;

Masculineadjective

having qualities or appearance traditionally associated with men

‘he is outstandingly handsome and robust, very masculine’;

Masculineadjective

relating to men; male

‘a masculine voice’;

Masculineadjective

of or denoting a gender of nouns and adjectives, conventionally regarded as male

‘masculine pronouns’;

Masculinenoun

the male sex or gender

‘the dance presents the world of the masculine, its raw energy’;

Masculinenoun

a masculine word or form.

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