Definition of new man in English:

new man

Syllabification: new man


  • A man who rejects sexist attitudes and the traditional male role, especially in the context of domestic responsibilities and child care.
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    • One woman, a partner in an international professional services firm, was not unusual in pointing out that all the close men in her life were ‘nurturing’ types or new men.
    • During the week and between parental visits most of the blokes here are or are tending towards becoming new men, sharing household and family tasks equally and equably.
    • For every sprinkling of new men, there are hundreds of thousands who aren't.

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