Übersetzung von “man” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


nounman /mæn/ ( plural men )
countable a male human
homme masculine

two men in a car
deux hommes dans une voiture
uncountable the human species
homme masculine

the future of man
l'avenir de l'homme
countable informal sb's boyfriend
informal mec masculine

I can't wait to meet her new man.
J'ai hâte de rencontrer son nouveau mec.


interjectionman /mæn/ informal
indicates frustration, anger, surprise, etc.

Man, that's ugly!
Mince, c'est horrible !

Oh man! I broke it.
Oh mince ! Je l'ai cassé.


verb transitiveman /mæn/
to provide the staff to work on or operate sth

to man the lifeboat
affecter des hommes au canot de sauvetage

(Übersetzung von “man” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /mӕn/ (plural men /men/)

an adult male human being

Hundreds of men, women and children
a four-man team.

human beings taken as a whole; the human race

the development of man.

obviously masculine male person

(vrai) homme
He’s independent, tough, strong, brave – a real man!

a word sometimes used in speaking informally or giving commands to someone

(mon) vieux
Get on with your work, man, and stop complaining!

an ordinary soldier, who is not an officer

officers and men.

a piece used in playing chess or draughts

pièce; pion
I took three of his men in one move.
-man /-mən, -mӕn/

a person (formerly usually used for either sex; currently, often replaced by -person when the person referred to can be of either sex) who performs a particular activity, as in postman, milkman, chairman.etc

(pas d’équivalent français) facteur, laitier, président
manhood noun

(of a male) the state of being adult, physically (and mentally) mature etc

âge d’homme
He died before he reached manhood.

manly qualities

traditional notions of manhood.
mankind noun

the human race as a whole

the progress of mankind
He worked for the benefit of all mankind.
manly adjective

having the qualities thought desirable in a man, ie strength, determination, courage etc

He is strong and manly.
manliness noun

manned adjective

supplied with men

doté de personnel
a manned spacecraft.
man-eating adjective

which will eat people

mangeur d’hommes
a man-eating tiger.
man-eater noun

mangeur d’hommes
manhandle verb

to move, carry etc by hand

When the crane broke down, they had to manhandle the crates on to the boat.

to treat roughly

You’ll break all the china if you manhandle it like that!
manhole noun

a hole (usually in the middle of a road or pavement) through which someone may go to inspect sewers etc.

bouche (d’égout)
man-made adjective

made, happening or formed by man, not by natural means

a man-made lake.
manpower noun

the number of people available for employment etc

There’s a shortage of manpower in the building industry.
manservant noun (plural menservants)

a male servant (especially one employed as a valet)

valet de chambre
mansize(d) adjective

of a size suitable for a man; large

a mansized breakfast.
manslaughter noun

the crime of killing someone, without intending to do so

homicide involontaire
He was found guilty of manslaughter.
menfolk noun plural

male people, especially male relatives

hommes (de la famille)
The wives accompanied their menfolk.
menswear /ˈmenz-/ noun

clothing for men

vêtements pour hommes
Do you sell menswear?
the menswear department.
as one man

simultaneously; together

comme un seul homme
They rose as one man to applaud his speech.
the man in the street

the ordinary, typical, average man

l’homme de la rue
The man in the street often has little interest in politics.
man of letters

a writer and/or scholar

homme de lettres
Shakespeare was perhaps Britain’s greatest man of letters.
man of the world

a sophisticated man who is not likely to be shocked or surprised by most things

homme d’expérience
You can speak freely – we’re all men of the world.
man to man adjective (etc)

a man-to-man discussion.

d’homme à homme
to a man

every one, without exception

jusqu’au dernier
They voted to a man to accept the proposal.

(Übersetzung von “man” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)