- a native or inhabitant of the Isle of Man.
Origin of Manxman
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Examples from the Web for manxman
Potatoes and herrings, Mr. Christian; just a Manxman's supper.
And Manxman or no Manxman, what for should he turn up his nose at herrings same as these?
I'm a Manxman myself, mate, and I've got a lil Manx woman that's waiting for me yonder.
That definition requires that the Manxman had no hand in naming Man.
So the Manxman, such as he is, taken all the centuries through, is thoroughbred.
feminine Manxwoman (ˈmæŋkswʊmən)
- a native or inhabitant of the Isle of Man
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