Meaning of “mannish” in the English Dictionary

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"mannish" in British English

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mannishadjective

uk /ˈmæn.ɪʃ/ us /ˈmæn.ɪʃ/ disapproving

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 little mannish.

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

"mannish" in American English

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mannishadjective

us /ˈmæn·ɪʃ/

(of a woman) having characteristics typical of a man

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