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The only mistake guys can make is to try too hard with their appearance. There's something very unmanly about it.
Jeremy Irvine

Meaning of "unmanly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNMANLY

unmanly  [ʌnˈmænlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNMANLY

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

WHAT DOES UNMANLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of unmanly in the English dictionary

The definition of unmanly in the dictionary is not masculine or virile. Other definition of unmanly is ignoble, cowardly, or dishonourable.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNMANLY


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

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNMANLY

unmalleable
unman
unmanacle
unmanageable
unmanageably
unmanaged
unmanful
unmanfully
unmanlike
unmanliness
unmanned
unmannered
unmanneredly
unmannerliness
unmannerly
unmanning
unmannish
unmantle
unmanufactured
unmanured

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNMANLY

churchmanly
cleanly
craftsmanly
gentlemanly
gentlewomanly
humanly
inhumanly
meanly
seamanly
showmanly
sportsmanly
statesmanly
superhumanly
ungentlemanly
unhumanly
unwomanly
wanly
womanly
workmanly
yeomanly

Synonyms and antonyms of unmanly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «UNMANLY»

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

Translation of «unmanly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNMANLY

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

Translator English - Chinese

怯懦
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

impropio de un hombre
570 millions of speakers

English

unmanly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डरनेवाला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الرجولة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мужски
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

unmanly
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হীনমনা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

lâche
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tanpa persamaan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unmännlich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

男らしくない
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

남자답지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Unmanly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không có tánh tốt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வீரமில்லாத
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अस्पष्टपणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kadınsı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

poco virile
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

niemęski
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

чоловічому
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

efeminat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

άνανδρη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onmannelijk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

unmanly
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

umandig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of unmanly

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNMANLY»

The term «unmanly» is regularly used and occupies the 87.062 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNMANLY» OVER TIME

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

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3 QUOTES WITH «UNMANLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word unmanly.
1
Rupert Everett
Why are men talking about what clothes they're wearing? It's so unmanly, I think. It's like Versailles before the Revolution, without the style.
2
Jeremy Irvine
The only mistake guys can make is to try too hard with their appearance. There's something very unmanly about it.
3
Joseph Lancaster
I am persuaded, that if any attempt is made to improve the education of the poor, and such an unmanly spirit should guide the resolution of a society or committee for that purpose, it would render the design abortive.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNMANLY»

Discover the use of unmanly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to unmanly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Popular Music Studies Reader
Richard. Smith. HOUSEWIVES'. CHOICE. Female. fans. and. unmanly. men. IT is 1926, AND VALENTINO, the age of mass media's first great heart throb is dead. At his funeral there's a surging mob of women over one hundred thousand ...
Andy Bennett, Barry Shank, Jason Toynbee, 2006
2
Oscar Wilde: The Critical Heritage
Signed article by Thomas Wentworth Higginson, 'Unmanly Manhood', the Woman's Journal [Boston], (4 February 1882), xiii, 33. Higginson (1823–1911), a prolific author, an ardent social reformer and champion of woman's suffrage, here  ...
Karl Beckson, 1997
3
The Manly Eunuch: Masculinity, Gender Ambiguity, and ...
Indeed, mollitia functioned as a virtual synonym for unman- liness and mollis (soft ) for the unmanly man, alongside a host of other terms, including: evimtus ( unmanned), effeminatus (effeminate), and muliebriarius (womanly). The word semivir ...
Mathew Kuefler, 2001
4
Manliness
Professionals treat each other with "professional courtesy" but never with chivalry . Another unmanly type we harbor is created by modern technology. We have the same arts as the Greeks, such as carpenters and others, including lifeguards ...
Harvey Claflin Mansfield, 2007
5
THE GOSPELLER VOL II No 25 JANUARY, 1870
For he was seized before he thought of sending up the sky-rocket. Our enemy is sometimes working our overthrow most successfully when we fancy ourselves most safe. MANLINESS. MEN like to be thought manly. To be called unmanly is felt ...
`, 1870
6
New Men in Trollope's Novels: Rewriting the Victorian Male
'That is absurd, - and unmanly.' B 294 'Men are so unmanly. They take such mean advantages.' B 294 'It is all unmanly,' she said. B 296 'Unmanly is a heavy word to hear from you.' Type Page Quotation B 297 'Oh, - so unmanly again!
Dr Margaret Markwick, 2013
7
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the ...
Unbecoming a hu- * UNMANLY, j man being.— It is strange to seethe unmanlike cruelty of mankind. Sidn. — The act is unmanly. Collier. 2. Unsuitable to a man ; effeminate. — It was a very unmdnftke voice. Spin- — New customs, though ...
‎1816
8
Manliness and Civilization: A Cultural History of Gender and ...
The article contrasted the manly restraint of the white mob to the (alleged) criminal wildness of the unmanly black victims, one of whom, they repeatedly mentioned, was nicknamed "Chicken George."30 Similarly, when the New York Times ...
Gail Bederman, 2008
9
Strictures on Cobbet's [Sic] Unmanly Observations: In ...
This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words.
Anonymous, 2010
10
The Silence of Adam: Becoming Men of Courage in a World of Chaos
—selfish (committed, above all else, to feeling a certain way about himself) An unmanly man controls conversations; he manipulates family and friends; he arranges his life to avoid whatever he is not sure he can handle. He trusts no one , not ...
Lawrence J. Crabb, Al Andrews, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNMANLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term unmanly is used in the context of the following news items.
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Today's Quote: Juncker's 'Unmanly' Behavior
"An interesting form of communication between men. It doesn't sound natural to me for a man to send me letters with hearts in them." Bulgarian Socialist Party ... «Novinite.com, Jul 15»
2
Charlie Daniels Calls Obama 'Unmanly Spoiled Child' in Open Letter
“Your petulance is unbecoming, Mr. President, and your criticism of anyone who disagrees with you is downright unmanly,” Daniels wrote. “You come off like a ... «Washington Free Beacon, Jun 15»
3
Men find desexing pets unmanly : RSPCA - Yahoo7
The compulsory desexing of cats and dogs is back on the agenda in Queensland as many men refuse to sterilise their pets because it's "unmanly". RSPCA ... «Yahoo7 News, May 15»
4
Swedes find evidence of submarine; Russians call them unmanly
A photo of a sonar image made available by the Swedish military which they say shows sub-sea tracks left behind by a mini-submarine. Supreme Commander ... «Torrington Register Citizen, Nov 14»
5
t.A.T.u. Singer OK with Lesbians, But Being Gay Is 'Unmanly'
A Russian singer best known for being part of a musical duo that played into lesbian rumors now claims that men who are gay are "unmanly." Women, on the ... «Advocate.com, Sep 14»
6
Unmanly hurt
True, she was often hot-tempered during their four-year courtship, but he believed her vow to curb her anger after they wed, eight years ago. She bent that ... «Philly.com, Sep 14»
7
Obama mocked in 'unmanly' photo post by Kremlin
Russia's deputy prime minister tweeted this week a picture mocking American President Barack Obama's masculinity. (Twitter) ... «Al-Arabiya, Aug 14»
8
Russian deputy PM mocks Obama by tweeting 'unmanly' photo of …
Russian deputy PM mocks Obama by tweeting 'unmanly' photo of president. Days after announcement of US sanctions on Russia, the country's deputy prime ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Aug 14»
9
Rogozin to Obama: You Have Unmanly Pets
By Elias GrollElias Groll is an assistant editor at Foreign Policy. A native of Stockholm, Sweden, he received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University, ... «Foreign Policy, Jul 14»
10
Fox News Getting Genocided Again By Thin-Skinned Unmanly
For instance, here's Megyn Kelly griping to Democratic strategist James Carville about the unmanly way that Obama laughed off O'Reilly's Fox News talking ... «Wonkette, Feb 14»

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