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1. man

noun. ['ˈmæn'] an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman).

Synonyms

  • adult
  • Esquire
  • bozo
  • unmarried man
  • Monsieur
  • sir
  • guy
  • stud
  • boyfriend
  • divorced man
  • father surrogate
  • baboo
  • bey
  • macho-man
  • housefather
  • fellow
  • ex-husband
  • babu
  • buster
  • widowman
  • young buck
  • hunk
  • grownup
  • patriarch
  • adult male
  • golden boy
  • castrate
  • ironside
  • Tarzan
  • graybeard
  • middle-aged man
  • signor
  • yellow man
  • father figure
  • inamorato
  • man's body
  • clotheshorse
  • paterfamilias
  • cat
  • womaniser
  • signior
  • signore
  • stiff
  • male
  • adonis
  • wonder boy
  • widower
  • he-man
  • sheik
  • white man
  • father-figure
  • strapper
  • eunuch
  • fop
  • Esq
  • Peter Pan
  • womanizer
  • dandy
  • galoot
  • hombre
  • adult male body
  • Black man
  • ejaculator
  • young man
  • ponce
  • greybeard
  • bachelor
  • ex-boyfriend
  • Methuselah
  • gentleman
  • fashion plate
  • iron man
  • ironman
  • geezer
  • posseman
  • bull
  • Samson
  • old boy
  • philanderer
  • grass widower
  • ex
  • dude
  • Herr
  • male person
  • boy
  • Senhor
  • gallant
  • swell
  • Hooray Henry
  • bruiser
  • shaver
  • swain
  • old man

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • woman
  • ineffective
  • impotent

Etymology

  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • mannen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mannian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Man

  • kazakhstan
  • harmattan
  • catamaran
  • vantran
  • san-fran
  • minivan
  • intertan
  • gloriane
  • bourquin
  • wenfan
  • spokane
  • roxanne
  • overran
  • mcshan
  • mcmahon
  • mcfann
  • maryanne
  • maryann
  • marianne
  • mactan
  • macmahon
  • lucianne
  • liliane
  • kellyanne
  • jourdan
  • harpin
  • georgann
  • duignan
  • deignan
  • cspan

How do you pronounce man?

Pronounce man as mæn.

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Example sentences of the word man


1. Noun, singular or mass
Avoid all this trouble by not sleeping with any man on the first date.

Quotes containing the word man


1. Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .
- C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

2. If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

3. The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
- William Shakespeare, As You Like It

2. man

noun. ['ˈmæn'] someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force.

Synonyms

  • draftee
  • ex-serviceman
  • vet
  • military officer
  • voluntary
  • veteran soldier
  • artilleryman
  • commando
  • cannoneer
  • military volunteer
  • gunner
  • force
  • military force
  • devil dog
  • inductee
  • enlisted person
  • striper
  • sailor
  • ranger
  • air force officer
  • skilled workman
  • military man
  • veteran
  • Marine
  • serviceman
  • bluejacket
  • volunteer
  • military group
  • conscript
  • machine gunner
  • leatherneck
  • military unit
  • sailor boy
  • officer
  • skilled worker
  • occupier
  • military personnel
  • shipboard soldier
  • trained worker
  • noncombatant
  • navy man

Antonyms

  • volunteer
  • civilian
  • unimpressive
  • discourteous

Etymology

  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • mannen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mannian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. man

noun. ['ˈmæn'] the generic use of the word to refer to any human being.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • female offspring
  • girl
  • female child
  • feminine

Etymology

  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • mannen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mannian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. man

noun. ['ˈmæn'] any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage.

Synonyms

  • Neanderthal
  • human head
  • human foot
  • human race
  • shape
  • Homo rhodesiensis
  • Neandertal man
  • human beings
  • physique
  • form
  • homo
  • body hair
  • material body
  • chassis
  • loin
  • foot
  • mitt
  • Neanderthal man
  • human body
  • paw
  • world
  • frame
  • hominid
  • Homo habilis
  • soma
  • human
  • human being
  • humanity
  • arm
  • build
  • physical body
  • Homo sapiens
  • Neandertal
  • Rhodesian man
  • humankind
  • genus Homo
  • head of hair
  • lumbus
  • figure
  • pes
  • manus
  • Homo soloensis
  • human face
  • mankind
  • face
  • humans
  • anatomy
  • Homo erectus
  • mane
  • bod
  • Homo sapiens neanderthalensis
  • hand

Antonyms

  • emotional person
  • liberal
  • immature
  • unsexy

Etymology

  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • mannen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mannian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. man

noun. ['ˈmæn'] a male subordinate.

Synonyms

  • foot soldier
  • subsidiary
  • underling

Antonyms

  • bad
  • bear
  • fashionable
  • daughter

Etymology

  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • mannen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mannian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. man

noun. ['ˈmæn'] an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent).

Synonyms

  • male

Antonyms

  • flexible
  • mobile

Etymology

  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • mannen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mannian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. man

verb. ['ˈmæn'] take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place.

Synonyms

  • do work

Antonyms

  • crooked
  • dullness

Etymology

  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • mannen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mannian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. Man

noun. one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea.

Synonyms

  • Isle of Man

9. man

noun. ['ˈmæn'] all of the living human inhabitants of the earth.

Synonyms

  • mankind
  • grouping
  • humankind
  • humans
  • human race
  • people
  • world
  • human beings
  • human
  • human being
  • humanity
  • homo

Antonyms

  • nonmember
  • expand
  • strengthen
  • keep down

Etymology

  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • mannen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mannian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. man

noun. ['ˈmæn'] a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer.

Synonyms

  • gentleman
  • valet
  • valet de chambre
  • gentleman's gentleman
  • manservant

Antonyms

  • spiritless
  • natural depression
  • decrease
  • adult

Etymology

  • man (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mann (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • mannen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mannian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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