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English definition of “new man”

new man

noun [C]   mainly UK
a man who believes that women and men are equal and should be free to do the same things, and who does tasks and shows emotions that were traditionally considered only suitable for women: I'm not particularly what you would call a new man, but I do cook, and I iron my own shirts.Kinds of menMen and women
(Definition of new man noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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