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man British & World English

An adult human male

-man British & World English

In nouns denoting:

lady of leisure British & World English

A person who does not need to earn a living

lollipop lady British & World English

A woman (or man) who is employed to help children cross the road safely near a school by holding up a circular sign on a pole to stop the traffic

Man in man British & World English

Human beings in general; the human race

the Man in man British & World English

A group or person in a position of authority over others, such as a corporate employer or the police

odd one out British & World English

A person or thing differing from all other members of a particular group or set in some way

G-man British & World English

An FBI agent

my man in man British & World English

A patronizing form of address to a man

man up in man British & World English

Be brave or tough enough to deal with an unpleasant situation

my man British & World English

A patronizing form of address to a man

man up British & World English

Be brave or tough enough to deal with an unpleasant situation

no man in no British & World English

No person; no one

no man British & World English

No person; no one

he-man British & World English

A well-built, muscular man

end man British & World English

A man at the end of a row, line, or series

man-day British & World English

A day regarded in terms of the amount of work that can be done by one person within this period

man flu British & World English

A cold or similar minor ailment as experienced by a man who is regarded as exaggerating the severity of the symptoms

Pac-Man British & World English

An electronic computer game in which a player attempts to guide a voracious, blob-shaped character through a maze while eluding attacks from opposing images which it may in turn devour. It is also the name of the blob-shaped character itself

old man British & World English

An elderly male person

one-man British & World English

Involving, done, or operated by only one person

new man British & World English

A man who rejects sexist attitudes and the traditional male role, especially in the context of domestic responsibilities and childcare

Ray, Man British & World English

(1890–1976), American photographer, painter, and film-maker; born Emmanuel Rudnitsky. A leading figure in the Dada and surrealist movements, he is known for his photographs in which images were manipulated and superimposed on one another

red man British & World English

An American Indian

god-man British & World English

A holy man; a guru

yes-man British & World English

A weak person who always agrees with their political leader or their superior at work

best man British & World English

A male friend or relative chosen by a bridegroom to assist him at his wedding

body man British & World English

A political leader’s personal aide or assistant

dead man British & World English

A bottle after the contents have been drunk

fancy man British & World English

A woman’s lover

funny man British & World English

A professional clown or comedian

green man British & World English

(In the UK) a symbol of an illuminated green human figure at a pedestrian crossing, indicating that it is safe to cross the road

man of straw in man British & World English

A person compared to a figure made of straw; a sham

man cave British & World English

A room or other part of a home regarded as a refuge for the man or men of a household

man-child British & World English

An immature man

man-eater British & World English

An animal that has a propensity for killing and eating humans

man-hater British & World English

A person who hates men

man-hour British & World English

An hour regarded in terms of the amount of work that can be done by one person within this period

man-made British & World English

Made or caused by human beings (as opposed to occurring or being made naturally)

man page British & World English

A document forming part of the documentation of a computer system

man-sized British & World English

Large enough to clothe, suit, or satisfy a man

outer man British & World English

A man’s body or physical needs and desires

made man British & World English

A man whose success in life is assured

main man British & World English

A close and trusted friend

money man British & World English

A person who deals with large amounts of money, especially on behalf of a large organization; a financier

point man British & World English

The soldier at the head of a patrol; the leader of an armed force

repo man British & World English

A person employed to repossess goods for which a purchaser has defaulted on payment

route man British & World English

North American term for roundsman111.

squaw man British & World English

A white or black man married to an American Indian woman


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