Meaning of “manly” in the English Dictionary

"manly" in British English

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manlyadjective

uk /ˈmæn.li/ us /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.
manliness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈmæn.li.nəs/ us /ˈmæn.li.nəs/

(Definition of “manly” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"manly" in American English

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manlyadjective

us /ˈmæn·li/

having qualities such as strength and bravery that people think a man should have:

The boy was told that it wasn’t manly to cry.

(Definition of “manly” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)