a male child; boy; son.
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How to use man-child in a sentence
But now that veneer is gone, and what remains is a callow man-child at odds with himself.What's Happened to Don Draper? Why Everyone’s Favorite ‘Mad Men’ Stud Needs His Mojo Back | Lizzie Crocker | April 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Coming in at 1,496,070 likes, the most popular Instagram of the year belongs to that rambunctious singing man-child Justin Bieber.
Stupples plays Pete as an absurdly obtuse man-child who reads as David Brent without the mean streak.‘Family Tree’ Brings Christopher Guest’s Mockumentary Style to HBO | Jace Lacob | May 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Interestingly, actual man-child Justin Bieber was cover kryptonite.
This not only makes you look like a louse, it makes you look like a helpless, bed-wetting man-child.Arnold's Divorce Scandal: 7 Basic Tips for Horny Politicians | Michelle Cottle | May 18, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Before she was in labour, she brought forth; before her time came to be delivered, she brought forth a man child.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
Cursed be the man that brought the tidings to my father, saying: A man child is born to thee: and made him greatly rejoice.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
Surely a spoiled old man-child like the crouching figure yonder would exhaust the forbearance of Jizo Sama himself!The Dragon Painter | Mary McNeil Fenollosa
It was the high-keyed wailing of this same man-child wanting his bottle, but it eluded Bud completely.Cabin Fever | B. M. Bower
I think Samuel would have cursed the day in which it was said a man-child was born, and America was free!The Trial of Theodore Parker | Theodore Parker