AskDefine | Define manlike

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manlike adj
1 possessing qualities befitting a man [syn: manly, manful] [ant: unmanly]
2 characteristic of a man; "a deep male voice"; "manly sports" [syn: male, manful, manly, virile]
3 resembling human beings [syn: anthropoid]

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  1. Of or characteristic of the male sex; macho, mannish, virile.
    She has trained with weights for years and now has a rather manlike musculature.
  2. Of or relating to a human being; anthropoid, anthropomorphous.
    The legendary Bigfoot is said to be a manlike creature.
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