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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
ser humano, hombre
the development of man.
obviously masculine male person
He’s independent, tough, strong, brave – a real man!
a word sometimes used in speaking informally or giving commands to someone
hombre, tío, macho
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/checkers
pieza, ficha
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
(se utiliza como sufijo para referirse a profesiones)
manhood noun (of a male) the state of being adult, physically (and mentally) mature etc
edad adulta
He died before he reached manhood.
manly qualities
virilidad, hombría
traditional notions of manhood.
mankind noun the human race as a whole
género humano, humanidad
the progress of mankind He worked for the benefit of all mankind.
manly adjective ( comparative manlier, superlative manliest) having the qualities thought desirable in a man, ie strength, determination, courage etc
varonil, viril
He is strong and manly.
manliness noun
the manliness of the warriors.
manned adjective supplied with men
a manned spacecraft.
man-eating adjective which will eat people
a man-eating tiger.
man-eater noun
manhandle verb to move, carry etc by hand
mover/cargar/llevar a mano
When the crane broke down, they had to manhandle the crates onto 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.
boca de acceso
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
mano de obra
There’s a shortage of manpower in the building industry.
manservant noun ( plural menservants) a male servant (especially one employed as a valet)
sirviente, criado
mansize adjective ( mansized) of a size suitable for a man; large
a mansized breakfast.
manslaughter noun (legal) the crime of killing someone, without intending to do so
homicidio involuntario
He was found guilty of manslaughter.
menfolk noun plural male people, especially male relatives
The wives accompanied their menfolk.
menswear /ˈmenz-/ noun clothing for men
ropa de caballero
Do you sell menswear? (also adjective) the menswear department.
as one man simultaneously; together
como un solo hombre, todos a la vez
They rose as one man to applaud his speech.
the man in the street noun the ordinary, typical, average man
el hombre de la calle
The man in the street often has little interest in politics.
man of letters noun a writer and/or scholar
hombre de letras
Shakespeare was perhaps Britain’s greatest man of letters.
man of the world noun a sophisticated man who is not likely to be shocked or surprised by most things
hombre de mundo
You can speak freely – we’re all men of the world.
man to man as one man to another; openly or frankly
de hombre a hombre
They talked man to man about their problems (adjective (etc)) a man-to-man discussion.
to a man every one, without exception
todos sin excepción
They voted to a man to accept the proposal.
(Definition of man from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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