Synonyms of man in English:

man

noun

  • 1
    male, adult male, gentleman, youth
    informal guy, fellow, geezer, gent, mother's son
    British informal bloke, chap, lad
    North American informal dude, bozo, hombre
    Australian/New Zealand informal digger
    South African informal oke, ou, oom
    Indian informal admi
    Scottish & Irish informal bodach
    British informal , • dated cove
    Scottish archaic carl

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Phrases

man to man

franklyopenlyhonestlydirectlycandidlyplainlyforthrightlywithout beating about the bushwoman to woman

to a man

with no exceptionswithout exceptionbar noneone and alleveryoneeach and every oneunanimouslyas one

Word links

male masculine virile relating to men
andro- related prefix
androcentric centred on men
androphobia fear of men
misandry hatred of men
androcracy rule by men

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