Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “man-made”

See all translations

man-made

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈmænˈmeɪd/ us  
produced or developed by humans rather than coming directly from nature: man-made fibers
Translations of “man-made”
in Korean 인공의…
in Arabic مِن صُنْع الإنْسان…
in Portuguese artificial…
in Catalan artificial, sintètic…
in Japanese 人造の…
in Italian artificiale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人造的, 合成的, 人為的…
in Russian искусственный…
in Turkish insan yapısı, kul yapımı, yapay…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人造的, 合成的, 人为的…
in Polish sztuczny…
(Definition of man-made from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of man-made?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “man-made” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cold snap

a short period of cold weather

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More