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See definition of manlike on Dictionary.com
  • adj.like a man
  • adj.resembling a human being

synonyms for manlike

  • male
  • manly
  • masculine
  • mannish
See also synonyms for: manlikeness
  • android
  • hominoid

antonyms for manlike

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  • feminine
  • unmanly
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    How to use manlike in a sentence

    The idea conveyed by the word in classic mythology is that of beings more or less manlike, but monstrous in size and strength.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 8VARIOUS
    They had got right away from modern civilization into the wilds, and, manlike, he felt perfectly happy.
    BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
    The men are manlike, but the women are not beautiful, though the female Bull be well enough adapted to the male.
    OUR OLD HOME, VOL. 2NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
    And this they take for manlike gallantry, and a scorning to be base.
    A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
    She shrunk from the encounter of a boisterous and manlike spirit.
    ORMOND, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
    His face, his hands, his figure--these were the same, or rather they were handsomer and more manlike than formerly.
    ARCHIBALD MALMAISONJULIAN HAWTHORNE
    It ran with its head down, and it could not be seen too clearly, but it was startlingly manlike in outline.
    OPERATION: OUTER SPACEWILLIAM FITZGERALD JENKINS
    He couldn't endure the thought that he had hurt her and, manlike, seized upon the first scapegoat that offered itself.
    THE REST HOLLOW MYSTERYREBECCA N. PORTER
    "Thank you," she said very gently, and turned to Théo, for she had a manlike fear of intruding on people's secrets.
    THE HALOBETTINA VON HUTTEN
    Whenever I cornered him on this point, manlike he turned the conversation to the painters and carpenters.
    EIGHTY YEARS AND MORE; REMINISCENCES 1815-1897ELIZABETH CADY STANTON
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO MANLIKE

    • macho
    • manful
    • manlike
    • manly
    • masculine
    • paternal
    • potent
    • virile
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