manga

[ mahng-guh, mang‐ ]
/ ˈmɑŋ gə, ˈmæŋ‐ /

noun

a Japanese graphic novel, typically intended for adults, characterized by highly stylized art.

QUIZZES

THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ IS HARDLY A DODDLE!

But you can ace it no problem if you remember the words from September 7–13, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “Promethean” mean?

Origin of manga

1985–90; <Japanese: literally, cartoon, comic strip
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for manga

British Dictionary definitions for manga

manga
/ (ˈmæŋɡə) /

noun plural manga

  1. a type of Japanese comic book with an adult theme
  2. (as modifier)manga videos
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012