|1.||[ adjective ] characteristic of a man|
|Synonyms:||virile manful manlike male|
"a deep male voice" "manly sports"
|2.||[ 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"
|3.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 13997|
|4.||[ adjective ] possessing qualities befitting a man|
|Related terms:||unmanly man-sized doughty masculine|