Translation of "man" - English-Spanish dictionary

man

noun uk /mæn/ (plural men /men/)

A1 an adult male human

hombre
a young man
men and women

[ no plural ] used to refer to both men and women

ser humano
Man is still more intelligent than the cleverest robot.

(Translation of “man” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

man

noun /mӕn/ (plural men /men/)

an adult male human being

hombre
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

hombre
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

soldado
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

virilidad
the manliness of the warriors.
manned adjective

supplied with men

tripulado
a manned spacecraft.
man-eating adjective

which will eat people

antropófago
a man-eating tiger.
man-eater noun

antropófago
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

maltratar
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

artificial
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

grande
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

hombres
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.

(Translation of “man” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)