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  • s  resembling or imitative of or suggestive of a man rather than a woman
    a mannish stride
  • s  characteristic of a man as distinguished from a woman
    true mannish arrogance

  • Where is the smoldering sexuality and boy-misses-girl pathos, the mannish lad who gives his soul ballads depth and feeling? Then he begins talking about the music, and you .
  • Tragically, though, many women still live in denial, concealing their condition under mannish blazers and suit jackets, forgoing the many topless forms of employment.
  • Each has a bar-lounge, the Century's, mannish, leathery, the Broadway's, like an intimate cocktail room.
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  • Anna Wintour in FOXNews
    Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour writes in the current issue that Clinton is behind the times - "The notion that a contemporary woman must look mannish in order to be taken seriously as a seeker of power is frankly dismaying...... This is America,...
  • Edward Klein in San Francisco Chronicle
    At one point, Klein writes that when Clinton was the first lady, one of her top aides was "dark-haired [and] mannish looking."

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