men men  /ˈmɛn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
  2. (n) someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force
  3. (n) the generic use of the word to refer to any human being
  4. (n) any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
  5. (n) a male subordinate
  6. (n) an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent)
  7. (n) a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer
  8. (n) a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman
  9. (n) one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea
  10. (n) game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games
  11. (n) all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
  12. (v) take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place
  13. (v) provide with workers
  14. (n) the force of workers available

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Usage(s):

  1. Tom Perls, an aging expert at Boston University, explains why women live five to 10 years longer than men.
  2. In discussions about breast cancer, the male form of the disease is often overlooked so, men end up going longer without diagnosis or treatment.
  3. A new report says gynecomastia, or male breasts, occurs in nearly half of all men.

News

  1. Men playing video games shot as gunmen fire hail of bullets in home invasion

    Two men playing video games inside an Orange County home were shot when three gunmen burst in and started shooting, deputies said. One of the men shot did not survive. Orange County deputies said they are on the hunt for the three gunmen who fired a hail of bullets just before midnight Tuesday inside the home near Old Winter Garden Road. The victim described to deputies a hail of bullets without ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WFTV 9 Orlando

  2. Men get prison terms in south-side killing

    Two men accused of beating and shooting a man and leaving him to die in a car on Tucson's south side in 2011 were sentenced Tuesday to nearly two decades in prison.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Arizona Daily Star

  3. Men plead guilty to stealing checks from area businesses, a church in fraud scheme

    Two men from Charlotte, North Carolina admitted to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars by stealing checks from mailboxes all over the region.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WDBJ 7 Roanoke

Quotes

  • "These are men and women who have made the selfless decision" to protect the nation, Obama said of the victims. "It is horrifying that they should come under fire at an Army base on American soil."
    on Nov 6, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Los Angeles Times

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