Word of the Day
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/ə ˌnæ krə ˈnɪ stɪk /


  • man man  /ˈmæn/ ?  an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

    man meaning(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



    man usage(s)

    1. One answer, of course, is yes -- by another man.
    2. A PTI cover story on the first steps of man.
  • man and wife man and wife  two people who are married to each other
  • man friday man friday  the most helpful assistant
  • man hour man hour  a time unit used in industry for measuring work
  • man in the street man in the street  a hypothetical average man
  • man jack man jack  a single individual
  • man of action man of action  someone inclined to act first and think later
  • man of affairs man of affairs  a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an…
  • man of deeds man of deeds  someone inclined to act first and think later
  • man of letters man of letters  a man devoted to literary or scholarly activities
  • man of means man of means  a man who is wealthy
  • man of the cloth man of the cloth  a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
  • man of the world man of the world  a worldly-wise person
  • man's body man's body  the body of an adult man
  • man's clothing man's clothing  clothing that is designed for men to wear
  • man-about-town man-about-town  a man devoted to the pursuit of pleasure
  • man-at-arms man-at-arms  a heavily armed and mounted soldier in medieval times
  • man-child man-child  a child who is male
  • man-eater man-eater  a person who eats human flesh
  • man-eating shark man-eating shark  large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans
  • man-made man-made  not of natural origin; prepared or made artificially
  • man-made fiber man-made fiber  fiber created from natural materials or by chemical processes
  • man-made lake man-made lake  lake used to store water for community use
  • man-of-the-earth man-of-the-earth  a morning glory with long roots of western United States
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