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manly

adjective uk   us   /ˈmæn.li/ approving
having the qualities that people think a man should have: He has such a manly voice. My mother used to tell me it wasn't manly for little boys to cry.
manliness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “manly”
in Chinese (Traditional) 具有男子氣概的…
in Russian мужественный, сильный…
in Turkish erkekçe, delikanlıca, erkek gibi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 具有男子气概的…
in Polish męski…
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