mannish


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man·nish

 (măn′ĭsh)
adj.
1. Of or relating to men; masculine: "As a junior tennis player ... I felt betrayed at around fourteen when so many of these single-minded flailing boys became abruptly mannish and tall" (David Foster Wallace)."It was better for a woman ... to stand back, keep quiet, and let the men work out their mannish problems" (Maya Angelou).
2. Imitative or suggestive of a man rather than a woman: "Her ring sinks into the fourth finger of her square, mannish hands" (Mary Gordon).

man′nish·ly adv.
man′nish·ness n.

mannish

(ˈmænɪʃ)
adj
1. (of a woman) having or displaying qualities regarded as typical of a man
2. of or resembling a man
ˈmannishly adv
ˈmannishness n

man•nish

(ˈmæn ɪʃ)

adj.
being typical or suggestive of a man rather than a woman.
[1300–50]
man′nish•ly, adv.
man′nish•ness, n.
syn: See manly.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mannish - resembling or imitative of or suggestive of a man rather than a woman; "a mannish stride"
unwomanly - not womanly; "the logical clearness of her arguments...condemned her as eccentric and unwomanly"
2.mannish - characteristic of a man as distinguished from a womanmannish - characteristic of a man as distinguished from a woman; "true mannish arrogance"
masculine - associated with men and not with women

mannish

adjective manlike, masculine, unfeminine, butch (informal), unladylike, unwomanly She shook hands in a mannish way.

mannish

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

mannish

[ˈmænɪʃ] ADJhombruno

mannish

adj woman, clothesmännlich wirkend

mannish

[ˈmænɪʃ] adj (pej) → mascolino/a
References in classic literature ?
The girls out there usually got rough and mannish after they went to herding.
But like want of reasonableness, a love for having the last word, want of humour and the like, politics were in her opinion a mannish attribute to be tolerated, and Gladstone was the name of the something which makes all our sex such queer characters.
I want to pay a little debt of honour that is rather pressing," and Steve put on a mannish air that was comical to see.
I was afraid I should find them mannish and rough, or sentimental and conceited.
Dress up your slouchy shirt by teaming it with a mannish trouser suit, or keep it casual with boyfriend jeans and brogues.
There are natty little mannish coats and jeans jackets to wear with boy-cut pants and for a spot of drama, there are ankle grazing skirts and buckled kilts in gauzy linen for every day use.
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Team it with a mannish blazer to eschew any Paris Hilton vibes.
For starters, to answer that 'who wears the pants' question, both Joey and Angie favor the mannish fashion, which both tall and svelte spouses wear interchangeably, like copacetic siblings.
Amongst the 40 tracks you will find such pure gems as Hoochie Coochie Man and Mannish Boy by Muddy Waters, Help Me and Don't Start Me Talking by Sonny Boy Williamson, Smokestack Lightning and Spoonful by Howling Wolf, Pretty Thing and Who Do You Love by Bo Diddley, Johnny B Goode and Memphis Tennessee by Chuck Berry, My Babe by Little Walter and High Heel Sneakers by Tommy Tucker.
Keep your look modern with a pale spring coat Opt for a more mannish fit, allowing you to drape it over anything from suit trouser jogging bottoms, a floral dress and heels or even ripped jeans like Gigi Hadid, right.