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manly


man·ly  (mnl)
adj. man·li·er, man·li·est
1. Having qualities traditionally attributed to a man.
2. Belonging to or befitting a man; masculine. See Synonyms at male.
adv.
In a manly manner.

manli·ness n.


manly  /mnli/  adj. -lier, -liest having positive characteristics, such as strength and courage, that are associated with men, (syn.) virile: The boy performed a manly act by saving an old woman from a robber. manly

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