manlike


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manlike

(ˈmænˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling or befitting a man

man•like

(ˈmænˌlaɪk)

adj.
1. resembling a human being; anthropoid.
2. manly: manlike fortitude.
[1250–1300]
man′like`ly, adv.
man′like`ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.manlike - possessing qualities befitting a man
masculine - associated with men and not with women
2.manlike - characteristic of a manmanlike - characteristic of a man; "a deep male voice"; "manly sports"
masculine - associated with men and not with women
3.manlike - resembling human beingsmanlike - resembling human beings    
human - having human form or attributes as opposed to those of animals or divine beings; "human beings"; "the human body"; "human kindness"; "human frailty"

manlike

adjective
2. Of, characteristic of, or befitting the male sex:
Translations

manlike

[ˈmænlaɪk] ADJ
1. (= manly) → varonil
2. (= like man) → parecido al hombre

manlike

adjmenschlich; (= like a male)männlich; robotmenschenähnlich

manlike

[ˈmænˌlaɪk] adj (appearance, qualities) → umano/a (pej) (woman) → mascolino/a
References in classic literature ?
It came to him with a shock, this sight of her so manlike in her saddle.
The trees were full of monkeys of all sizes and shades, and once we thought we saw a manlike creature watching us from the depth of the forest.
From trunk to trunk the creature flitted like a deer, running manlike on two legs, but unlike any man that I had ever seen, stooping almost double as it ran.
The chances against anything manlike on Mars are a million to one," he said.
And yet, if she were a man she would attempt all this, and perhaps might succeed; why, then, did heaven make the mistake of placing that manlike soul in that frail and delicate body?
It was a lovely evening, and we lolled manlike, gazing, well-content, at the pretty creature.
Tarzan, among his other weapons, possessed a long, stout cudgel, and after fastening his rope about the panther's neck he used this instrument freely upon the snarling beast, endeavouring in this way to impress upon its memory that it must not attack the great, shaggy manlike creatures that had approached more closely once they had seen the purpose of the rope about Sheeta's neck.
Odd, grotesque shapes they were; unlike anything that I had ever seen upon Mars, and yet, at a distance, most manlike in appearance.
To Thuvia, however, the real danger of attack by one of these ferocious, manlike beasts was quite sufficient.
Chattering and gibbering through the lower branches of the trees came a company of manlike creatures evidently urging on the dog pack.
When he leaped upon the mighty carcass, and gave voice to the weird challenge with which he announced a great victory, the blacks shrank back in fear, for to them it marked the brutal Bolgani, whom they feared fully as much as they feared Numa, the lion; but with a fear with which was mixed a certain uncanny awe of the manlike thing to which they attributed supernatural powers.
Ikeega was overcome with joy, but he received her demonstrations in manlike fashion, saying: "Come, Ikeega, let us eat.