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adjective uk   /ˈmæn.ɪʃ/ disapproving us  
If you describe a woman as mannish, you mean that her appearance or behaviour are too much like a man's: her mannish voice She wondered if short hair made her look a bit mannish.Gender-related attributesKinds of womenKinds of men
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