Associations to the word «Mans»


MAN, noun. An adult male human.
MAN, noun. (collective) All human males collectively: mankind.
MAN, noun. A human, a person of either gender, usually an adult. (See usage notes.)
MAN, noun. (collective) All humans collectively: mankind, humankind, humanity. (Sometimes capitalized as Man.)
MAN, noun. (anthropology) (archaeology) (paleontology) A member of the genus Homo, especially of the species Homo sapiens.
MAN, noun. (obsolete) A sentient being, whether human or supernatural.
MAN, noun. An adult male who has, to an eminent degree, qualities considered masculine, such as strength, integrity, and devotion to family; a mensch.
MAN, noun. (uncountable) (obsolete) (uncommon) Manliness; the quality or state of being manly.
MAN, noun. A husband.
MAN, noun. A lover; a boyfriend.
MAN, noun. A male enthusiast or devotee; a male who is very fond of or devoted to a specified kind of thing. (Used as the last element of a compound.)
MAN, noun. A person, usually male, who has duties or skills associated with a specified thing. (Used as the last element of a compound.)
MAN, noun. A person, usually male, who can fulfill one's requirements with regard to a specified matter.
MAN, noun. A male who belongs to a particular group: an employee, a student or alumnus, a representative, etc.
MAN, noun. An adult male servant. (historical) A vassal. A subject.
MAN, noun. A piece or token used in board games such as chess.
MAN, noun. (Multicultural London English) (slang) Used to refer to oneself or one's group: I, we; construed in the third person.
MAN, noun. A term of familiar address often implying on the part of the speaker some degree of authority, impatience, or haste.
MAN, verb. (transitive) To supply (something) with staff or crew (of either sex).
MAN, verb. (transitive) To take up position in order to operate (something).
MAN, verb. (reflexive) (possibly dated) To brace (oneself), to fortify or steel (oneself) in a manly way. (Compare man up.)
MAN, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To wait on, attend to or escort.
MAN, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To accustom (a hawk or other bird) to the presence of men.
MAN, interjection. Used to place emphasis upon something or someone; sometimes, but not always, when actually addressing a man.
MAN, proper noun. The genus Homo.
MAN, proper noun. (poetic) Humankind in general.
MAN, proper noun. The Isle of Man
MAN, proper noun. Abbreviation of Manitoba.
MAN ABOUT TOWN, noun. A worldly, social man who frequents fashionable places.
MAN ALIVE, interjection. (dated) An expression of surprise
MAN AMONG MEN, noun. (idiomatic) A man who is accepted on the same terms, and as having the same worth, as other men in society.
MAN AMONG MEN, noun. (idiomatic) A superior or remarkable man who stands out from other men; a leader or exemplar for other men.
MAN AND BOY, adverb. (idiomatic) During one's manhood and during one's boyhood
MAN AND WIFE, noun. (idiomatic) A newly married couple
MAN APE, noun. An anthropoid ape, such as the gorilla.
MAN BAG, noun. Alternative form of man-bag
MAN BOOB, noun. (slang) Large or womanly breasts on a man caused by pectoral fat, or sometimes a hormonal condition as gynecomastia.
MAN BOOBS, noun. Plural of man boob
MAN CATCHER, noun. (weapons) A type of polearm used in 18th century Europe that consists of a long pole and a two-pronged circular head for snaring the enemy around the neck.
MAN CAVE, noun. A part of a home specifically reserved for adult male activities, such as drinking beer, playing games and watching TV; often a garage or den.
MAN CAVES, noun. Plural of man cave
MAN CHILD, noun. (archaic) A young male human; a boy.
MAN CHILD, noun. (colloquial) (generally derogatory) An adult male considered childish or immature.
MAN CHILD, noun. (colloquial) of a boy or young male teenager, particularly an athlete: being physically large or tall, having the physical appearance of an adult male.
MAN CHILDREN, noun. Plural of man child
MAN CITY, proper noun. (soccer) Manchester City Football Club
MAN CRUSH, noun. (colloquial) A crush-like but non-sexual feeling of attraction toward and admiration for a man.
MAN CRUSH, noun. (colloquial) A crush on (sexual attraction toward) a man.
MAN CRUSHES, noun. Plural of man crush
MAN CUNT, noun. (vulgar) (gay slang) the anus of a man, usually the passive participant in gay sex
MAN DATE, noun. (colloquial) A platonic outing by two (typically straight) men, often in settings that would otherwise be reserved for romantic encounters.
MAN DATES, noun. Plural of man date
MAN DAY, noun. The amount of work that one person can complete in one day, often considered to be equivalent to eight man hours
MAN DOWN, verb. (idiomatic) To lose courage
MAN ENGINE, noun. A mechanical lift for raising or lowering people through considerable distances; specifically (mining) a contrivance by which miners ascend or descend in a shaft. It consists of a series of landings in the shaft and an equal number of shelves on a vertical rod which has an up and down motion equal to the distance between the successive landings. A man steps from a landing to a shelf and is lifted or lowered to the next landing, upon which he then steps, and so on, travelling by successive stages.
MAN FLU, noun. (British) (colloquial) A cold or similar ailment as suffered by a male seen as wildly exaggerating the severity of his symptoms.
MAN FRIDAY, noun. A right-hand man
MAN HO, noun. (slang) A promiscuous man.
MAN HOES, noun. Plural of man ho
MAN HOS, noun. Plural of man ho
MAN IN BLACK, proper noun. The country musician Johnny Cash.
MAN IN MOTION, noun. (American football) (Canadian football) A player on offense who is moving backwards or parallel to the line of scrimmage at the snap.
MAN IN THE MOON, proper noun. A human face perceived in the full moon, comprising dark maria and light highlands.
MAN IN THE STREET, noun. (idiomatic) A typical person, unversed in a given subject; an inexpert commoner.
MAN JUICE, noun. (uncountable) (sex) Semen.
MAN JUICE, noun. (uncountable) Strong liquor (by implication, so strong that it is only suitable for men)
MAN JUICE, noun. (uncountable) Elements of manhood or masculinity.
MAN MAGNET, noun. A person, especially a woman, who is attractive to men.
MAN MILK, noun. (slang) semen
MAN OF FEW WORDS, noun. (idiomatic) A man who doesn't speak much, or speaks only for a short period of time.
MAN OF GOD, noun. A minister or priest.
MAN OF GOD, noun. A prophet.
MAN OF GOD, noun. Any godly man.
MAN OF LETTERS, noun. A literary man
MAN OF MEANS, noun. A man who possesses sufficient wealth to be regarded as prosperous or well off.
MAN OF ONE'S WORD, noun. (idiomatic) Someone who sticks to his or her promises.
MAN OF PARTS, noun. (idiomatic) A man who is talented in multiple areas of life.
MAN OF SIZE, noun. A male person of size.
MAN OF STRAW, noun. A weak person.
MAN OF STRAW, noun. One who is financially irresponsible.
MAN OF STRAW, noun. A tactic used in debates and arguments where a weaker thesis is substituted for the opponent's real proposition, this thesis then being refuted, thereby creating the illusion of winning the argument against the original proposition.
MAN OF THE CLOTH, noun. A male member of the clergy.
MAN OF THE HOUR, noun. (idiomatic) A man who has recently caught the attention of, or is being admired or honoured by, a large number of people.
MAN OF THE MATCH, noun. (cricket) A player chosen as having made the most outstanding achievement during a match; awarded a small prize.
MAN OF THE PEOPLE, noun. (idiomatic) (usually of a celebrity or political leader) One who shows understanding of and sympathy for the concerns of ordinary people, and who has a rapport with and acceptance by ordinary people.
MAN OF THE WORLD, noun. A worldly man
MAN OF WAR, noun. Alternative form of man-of-war
MAN ON, interjection. (soccer) (basketball) An outcry warning a teammate of an approaching opponent, usually from the rear.
MAN ON THE CLAPHAM OMNIBUS, noun. (UK) Any ordinary person; everyman
MAN ON THE STREET, noun. (idiomatic) An ordinary member of the general public, especially one who lacks special expertise.
MAN ORCHID, noun. Any of several orchids whose flowers are said to resemble a human figure:
MAN ORCHID, noun. The species Orchis anthropophora;
MAN ORCHID, noun. Certain other species formerly of the genus Aceras.
MAN OVERBOARD, interjection. (nautical) A cry used to announce that one of the crew has fallen over the side of the vessel.
MAN PAGE, noun. A helpfile in Unix and Unix-like operating systems
MAN PAGES, noun. Plural of man page
MAN PUSSY, noun. (vulgar) (gay slang) the anus of a man, usually the passive participant in gay sex
MAN TALK, noun. A discussion between male colleagues seen as inappropriate for female ears. Often involves dirty jokes and discussions about sports.
MAN THE FORT, verb. (idiomatic) To take care of a place or situation in another's absence.
MAN TIT, noun. (slang) (vulgar) Gynecomastia, large or womanly breasts on a male.
MAN TITS, noun. Plural of man tit
MAN U, proper noun. Abbreviation [please replace this header] of Manchester United Football Club
MAN UNITED, proper noun. (soccer) Manchester United Football Club
MAN UP, verb. (idiomatic) To "be a man about it"; to do the things a man is traditionally expected to do, such as taking responsibility for the consequences of one's actions, displaying bravery or toughness in the face of adversity, providing for one's family, etc. (Compare man.)
MAN UP, verb. (of military personnel) To assemble, each person manning (attending to) his station, prepared for the departure of an aircraft, ship, etc. (Compare man.)
MAN UP, verb. (of other personnel) To staff adequately; to staff up; to successfully fill all needed labor positions. (Compare man.)
MAN UP, verb. (sports) To vigorously guard the opponent to which one is assigned.
MAN UPSTAIRS, proper noun. (slang) (humorous) God.
MAN WHORE, noun. Alternative form of manwhore
MAN WHORES, noun. Plural of man whore
MAN WITH NO NAME, noun. A quiet, eccentric, antihero, especially in movie Westerns.
MAN WITH THE AX, proper noun. (card games slang) the king of diamonds in a deck of playing cards

Dictionary definition

MAN, noun. An adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman); "there were two women and six men on the bus".
MAN, noun. Someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force; "two men stood sentry duty".
MAN, noun. The generic use of the word to refer to any human being; "it was every man for himself".
MAN, noun. Any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage.
MAN, noun. A male subordinate; "the chief stationed two men outside the building"; "he awaited word from his man in Havana".
MAN, noun. An adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent); "the army will make a man of you".
MAN, noun. A manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer; "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man".
MAN, noun. A male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman; "she takes good care of her man".
MAN, noun. One of the British Isles in the Irish Sea.
MAN, noun. Game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games; "he taught me to set up the men on the chess board"; "he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage".
MAN, noun. All of the living human inhabitants of the earth; "all the world loves a lover"; "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women".
MAN, verb. Take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place; "Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning".
MAN, verb. Provide with workers; "We cannot man all the desks"; "Students were manning the booths".

Wise words

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