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English definition of “manly”

manly

adjective     /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.Gender-related attributesKinds of womenKinds of men manliness     /-nəs/ noun [U]
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