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Meaning of MANNISH

Pronunciation:  'manish

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  characteristic of a man as distinguished from a woman; "true mannish arrogance"
  2. [adj]  resembling or imitative of or suggestive of a man rather than a woman; "a mannish stride"
 

MANNISH is a 7 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: masculine, unwomanly
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Man"nish\, a. [Man + -ish: cf. AS. mennisc, menisc.]
1. Resembling a human being in form or nature; human.
   --Chaucer.

         But yet it was a figure Most like to mannish
         creature.                             --Gower.

2. Resembling, suitable to, or characteristic of, a man,
   manlike, masculine. --Chaucer.

         A woman impudent and mannish grown.   --Shak.

3. Fond of men; -- said of a woman. [Obs.] --Chaucer. --
   {Man"nish*ly},adv. -- {Man"nish*ness}, n.

 
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