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To be womanly is one thing, and one only; it is to be sensitive to man, to be highly endowed with the sex instinct; to be manly is to be sensitive to woman.
Jane Harrison

Meaning of "manly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MANLY

manly  [ˈmænlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MANLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Manly is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES MANLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Manly

Manly is an adjective corresponding to man, indicating masculinity. Manly may also refer to...

Definition of manly in the English dictionary

The definition of manly in the dictionary is possessing qualities, such as vigour or courage, generally regarded as appropriate to or typical of a man; masculine. Other definition of manly is characteristic of or befitting a man.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MANLY


certainly
ˈsɜːtənlɪ
commonly
ˈkɒmənlɪ
evenly
ˈiːv ənlɪ
finely
ˈfaɪnlɪ
genuinely
ˈdʒɛnjʊɪnlɪ
heavenly
ˈhɛvənlɪ
insanely
ɪnˈseɪnlɪ
lonely
ˈləʊnlɪ
mainly
ˈmeɪnlɪ
Manley
ˈmænlɪ
McKinley
məˈkɪnlɪ
only
ˈəʊnlɪ
openly
ˈəʊpənlɪ
Osmanli
ɒzˈmænlɪ
partisanly
ˌpɑːtɪˈzænlɪ
read-only
ˌriːdˈəʊnlɪ
routinely
ruːˈtiːnlɪ
Stanley
ˈstænlɪ
suddenly
ˈsʌdənlɪ
unmanly
ʌnˈmænlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MANLY

mankle
manky
manless
Manley
manlier
manliest
manlike
manlikely
manlily
manliness
Mann
Mann-Whitney test
manna
manna ash
mannan
Mannar
manned
manned space flight
mannequin
manner

WORDS THAT END LIKE MANLY

Christianly
churchmanly
cleanly
gentlemanly
gentlewomanly
humanly
inhumanly
meanly
musicianly
ruffianly
seamanly
sportsmanly
superhumanly
unchristianly
uncleanly
ungentlemanly
unwomanly
wanly
womanly
workmanly

Synonyms and antonyms of manly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MANLY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «manly» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of manly

Translation of «manly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MANLY

Find out the translation of manly to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of manly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «manly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

有男子气概的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

varonil
570 millions of speakers

English

manly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मर्दाना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

رجولي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мужественный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

másculo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পুরুষালী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

viril
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lelaki
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

männlich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

>男らしい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

남자다운
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Manly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nam tính
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

துணிச்சல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खिन्नतेने
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

erkekçe
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

coraggioso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

męski
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

мужній
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

bărbătesc
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανδροπρεπής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

manlike
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

manligt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

mandig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of manly

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MANLY»

The term «manly» is very widely used and occupies the 20.116 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MANLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about manly

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10 QUOTES WITH «MANLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word manly.
1
W. E. B. Du Bois
A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills.
2
Margaret Cho
I am in love with Counting Crows. It is so manly and American.
3
Joseph Conrad
The sea - this truth must be confessed - has no generosity. No display of manly qualities - courage, hardihood, endurance, faithfulness - has ever been known to touch its irresponsible consciousness of power.
4
Bradley Cooper
I was pretty as a child and I felt that I wasn't very manly and that plagued me for years.
5
Mary Baker Eddy
Give up the belief that mind is, even temporarily, compressed within the skull, and you will quickly become more manly or womanly. You will understand yourself and your Maker better than before.
6
James Fenton
Metrics are not a device for restraining the mad, any more than 'open form' or free verse is a prairie where a man can do all kinds of manly things in a state of wholesome unrestrictedness.
7
Glenn Greenwald
Somehow, when the authoritarians on the Right search for icons of manly warrior power to venerate, they find only those who like to melodramatically play-act as such, but who ran away when it came time to actually perform.
8
Jane Harrison
To be meek, patient, tactful, modest, honorable, brave, is not to be either manly or womanly; it is to be humane.
9
Jane Harrison
To be womanly is one thing, and one only; it is to be sensitive to man, to be highly endowed with the sex instinct; to be manly is to be sensitive to woman.
10
Tokugawa Ieyasu
The strong manly ones in life are those who understand the meaning of the word patience.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MANLY»

Discover the use of manly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to manly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Mansfield's Book of Manly Men: An Utterly Invigorating Guide ...
Working with timeless maxims and stirring examples of manhood from ages past, Mansfield issues a trumpet call of manliness fit for our times. “My goal in this book is simple,” he says. “I want to identify what a genuine man does—the ...
Stephen Mansfield, 2013
2
Colonial Masculinity: The 'manly Englishman' and The' ...
It argues that the emerging dynamics between colonial and nationalist politics in the 1880s and 1890s in India is best captured in the logic of colonial masculinity, and it traces the impact of colonial masculinity in four controversies: ...
Mrinalini Sinha, 1995
3
The Manly Art: bare-knuckle prize fighting in America
Elliott J. Gorn's The Manly Art tells the story of boxing's origins and the sport's place in American culture.
Elliott J. Gorn, 2012
4
Multivariate Statistical Methods: A Primer, Third Edition
With updated information on multivariate analyses, new examples using the latest software, and updated references, this book provides a timely introduction to useful tools for statistical analysis.
Bryan F.J. Manly, 2004
5
Manly Meals and Mom's Home Cooking: Cookbooks and Gender in ...
More than a history of the cookbook, this work provides an absorbing and enlightening account of gender and food in modern America. "An engaging analysis.
Jessamyn Neuhaus, 2012
6
Manly States: Masculinities, International Relations, and ...
This volume asserts that international politics shapes multiple masculinities rather than one static masculinity, positing an interplay between a "hegemonic masculinity" (associated with elite, western male power) and other subordinated, ...
Charlotte Hooper, 2013
7
Manly man manual: 100 brilliant ideas for being a really top ...
Now every man can become this kind of guy, with the help of "The Manly Man Manual", a brilliant new bumper book from Infinite Ideas, publishers of last years bestselling Christmas book for women, "Goddess" (978 1 904902 77 5).
Steve Shipside, 2007
8
Manly Writing: Gender, Rhetoric, and the Rise of Composition
Brody’s book not only clarifies rhetoric’s inheritance and transformation of the classical ideal of manliness, it also is the first critical work to explore the ideological significance of gendered imagery and to interpret in light of ...
Miriam Brody, 1993
9
The Manly Eunuch: Masculinity, Gender Ambiguity, and ...
This idea is at the heart of Mathew Kuefler's new book, which revisits the Roman Empire during the third and fifth centuries of the common era.
Mathew Kuefler, 2001
10
The Design and Analysis of Research Studies
This book provides graduate students and research workers in the biological, medical and social sciences with the statistical background needed to collect and analyse data in an intelligent and critical manner.
Bryan F. J. Manly, 1992

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MANLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term manly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Manly tell 14 players they're not wanted - Fox Sports
NRL 360 host Paul Kent said on Tuesday night that Manly has offered Toovey a lowball offer for a job away from the first grade team and he ... «Fox Sports, Jul 15»
2
Manly Sea Eagles open up contract talks with Brett Stewart
Manly have started negotiations with Brett Stewart to ensure the premiership-winning fullback finishes his career a one-club man. Stewart is off ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
3
Glen Fisiiahi returns for New Zealand Warriors to face Manly Sea …
Glen Fisiiahi has been named to play his first game for the New Zealand Warriors in 15 months ahead of Saturday's NRL clash with the Manly ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
4
Supermarket and RSL club for Manly Oval a suggestion in …
MANLY oval could be expanding its offering with a supermarket and RSL club if a developer's submission for the redevelopment of the site is ... «The Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»
5
Manly youngsters buzzing for overseas tilt - The Daily Telegraph
STANDOUT peninsula juniors Josh Beezley and Zac Newbold had their passports stamped on Tuesday ahead of a dream sporting trip to ... «The Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»
6
Manly Voice Bothers Caitlyn Jenner; App Offers Solution For …
Manly Voice Bothers Caitlyn Jenner; App Offers Solution For Transgender People With Pitch Issues. Vittorio Hernandez | Jul 21, 2015 02:14 AM ... «Yibada, Jul 15»
7
Api Koroisau thought Trent Barrett would be Manly coach when he …
WHEN Penrith hooker Api Koroisau first signed with Manly, he thought Trent Barrett would be head coach — not Geoff Toovey. Toovey has ... «The Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»
8
Shute Shield: Manly 80 minutes away from minor premiership
THE Manly Marlins are one win away from securing the Shute Shield minor premiership following their 32-17 victory over Gordon on Saturday ... «The Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»
9
Cowboys add to Manly woes
Lachlan Coote of the Cowboys passes as he is tackled by Daly Cherry-Evans of the Sea Eagles at Brookvale Oval on Monday night. Picture: ... «Illawarra Mercury, Jul 15»
10
Manly's Brett Stewart, Daly Cherry-Evans take steps to end feud
Both Stewart and DCE were in a small group of Manly players who went out to celebrate the win over the Titans on the Gold Coast and they got ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Manly [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/manly>. Jan 2021 ».
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