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Definitions of 'Mannish'

Definition of 'mannish'
From: WordNet
adjective
Resembling or imitative of or suggestive of a man rather than a woman; "a mannish stride"
adjective
Characteristic of a man as distinguished from a woman; "true mannish arrogance"
Definition of 'Mannish'
From: GCIDE
Mannish \Man"nish\, a. [Man + -ish: cf. AS. mennisc, menisc.] 1. Resembling a human being in form or nature; human. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] But yet it was a figure Most like to mannish creature. --Gower. [1913 Webster] 2. Resembling, suitable to, or characteristic of, a man, manlike, masculine. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] A woman impudent and mannish grown. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Fond of men; -- said of a woman. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] -- {Man"nish*ly},adv. -- {Man"nish*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]
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