mannish

[ man-ish ]SEE DEFINITION OF mannish

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MANNISH

Yet she had none of the mannish mannerisms that so often accompany an "athletic" girl.

The girls out there usually got rough and mannish after they went to herding.

I was afraid I should find them mannish and rough, or sentimental and conceited.

"Now, don't forget about that," said one of the mannish women.

Allie was a masculine creature, who affected a mannish cut of clothes.

She was mannish in her attire and quite soldierly in her bearing.

I thought I was your guardian, Susan; but that's just my mannish complacency.

Richard is mannish, but impracticable, and a little difficult to understand.

Only he has a quaint, mannish notion that he must "protect me."

And she had a strange, wistful, fragile, feminine mien in her mannish costume.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MANNISH

masculinity/masculine

noun, adjectivemanly
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