Associations to the word «Manly»

Wiktionary

MANLY, adjective. Having the characteristics of a man.
MANLY, adjective. Having qualities befitting a man; courageous, resolute, noble.

Dictionary definition

MANLY, adverb. In a manful manner; with qualities thought to befit a man; "having said her say Peggy manfully shouldered her burden and prepared to break up yet another home".
MANLY, adjective. Possessing qualities befitting a man.
MANLY, adjective. Characteristic of a man; "a deep male voice"; "manly sports".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.