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manlike

[man-lahyk]
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adjective
  1. resembling a human being; anthropoid.
  2. belonging or proper to a man; manly: manlike fortitude.
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Origin of manlike

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at man1, -like
Related formsman·like·ly, adverbman·like·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for manlike

Historical Examples

  • Manlike, having raised the issue, K. would have given much to evade it.

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    Mary Roberts Rinehart

  • Manlike he planned as if he knew all the elements of the question.

    The Man Who Wins

    Robert Herrick

  • Manlike, he was willing to face his God with the sin, but not her.

    Pirate Gold

    Frederic Jesup Stimson

  • I felt that this manlike image was endowed with forces inimical to man.

    The Coming Race

    Edward Bulwer Lytton

  • He expressed his growing apprehension, manlike, by getting angry.


British Dictionary definitions for manlike

manlike

adjective
  1. resembling or befitting a man
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