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Translation of "man" - English-Spanish dictionary

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.
(Definition of man from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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