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synonyms for mannish

  • butch
  • hoydenish
  • macho
  • male
  • manly
  • mannified
  • masculine
  • tomboyish
  • unfeminine
  • unwomanly
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How to use mannish in a sentence

Movement to know that she was attired in appropriate costume—short frock, biped continuations and a mannish oil-skin hat.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
She was bareheaded, wore mannish gloves, and sported large circlet earrings.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Her skirt was short, of good gray cloth, and she wore a rather mannish coat over a blue woolen shirt or blouse.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
Peter Gross could not help noticing the almost mannish length of her stride and the haughty, arrogant tilt of her head.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
"Thanks," I managed, looking into the big eyes that were further magnified by her mannish, black-rimmed glasses.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
She has become a regular "mannish woman," having seen and thought a great deal.
CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN NOVELISTSSERGE PERSKY
She buckled her fingers around her knee to hold one limb crossed over the other—a very mannish and independent position.
RUTH FIELDING ON THE ST. LAWRENCEALICE B. EMERSON
She always wore, summer and winter, a mannish-looking tailor-made coat and skirt, and a plainly cut flannel or linen shirt.
WHAT TIMMY DIDMARIE ADELAIDE BELLOC LOWNDES
Wearing mannish clothes and doing mannish labor will never give women the same outlook upon life that men have.
RUTH FIELDING IN THE RED CROSSALICE B. EMERSON
She looked up at him with almost a kindly light on her rough, mannish face as she said good-by.
THE SILVER POPPYARTHUR STRINGER
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WORDS RELATED TO MANNISH

  • macho
  • male
  • manful
  • manly
  • mannish
  • muscular
  • potent
  • virile
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