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man-child

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Definition of man-child in English:

noun

1An immature man.
Example sentences
  • All Lily wanted was a boyfriend, what she got was a man-child on a mission.
  • Mr. Howell, especially, treated the bumbling man-child like he was sub-human.
  • Sadly, the lumbering man-child is not ready to return.
1.1 archaic A male child.
Example sentences
  • All men children of that time were accordingly named Samuel.
  • She labors to bear a man, and among the waves of death she gives birth to a manchild, with pains of Hell.
  • It was a man child that the girl had.

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