Definition of manny in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmanē/

noun (plural mannies)

A male nanny: my husband would like us to hire a manny for our two boys
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  • Now it's mannies who not only serve as a caregiver to high profile children, but also serve as male role models who keep up with active, outdoors-loving kids.
  • Male nannies, or ‘mannies’, are becoming increasingly popular with parents in London and the United States looking for a positive male role model for their children.
  • But for security, she brought her kids and manny.


1990s: blend of man and nanny.

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Syllabification: man·ny

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