manliness manliness


  • (n) the trait of being manly; having the characteristics of an adult male



  1. Many dads are challenging old definitions of manliness.
  2. Boris isn't far from roles Allen has written for himself, yet sentiments that sound whiny when Allen articulates them have a robust manliness in David's voice.
  3. This is a guy who needs to recognize his inner dorkiness and turn it into true manliness, and Grace--well, yes--gracefully manages that transition.


  • Upton: Manliness an art form

    I stumbled across a blog the other day called the Art of Manliness.
    on July 18, 2013     Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press


  1. "He suddenly exploded with manliness, loading 25 pounds of muscle on his once-scrawny frame in, oh, about a month," says Diamond.
    on Sep 24, 2009 By: Dustin Diamond Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "The soldiers were true to the oath of military duty and brotherhood and showed manliness and courage as the Russian army has always done," said Moscow mayor Yuri Luzhkov.
    on Feb 14, 2009 By: Yuri Luzhkov Source: AFP

  3. "Unfortunately, a non-action-hero guy not unlike me, in terms of manliness, and a woman who hates him find the book and have to save the planet from an impending attack," Sonnenfeld said.
    on Dec 17, 2008 By: Barry Sonnenfeld Source: Variety

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