Definition of man flu in English:
noun[mass noun] informal , humorous
A cold or similar minor ailment as experienced by a man who is regarded as exaggerating the severity of the symptoms: Greg was off sick with man flu, according to his wife
More example sentences
- Only this morning, I received a message from my partner, thanking me for caring for him during his brave battle with man flu.
- I have sometimes been accused in the past of suffering from "man flu" - a flu virus that appears to hit men much harder than women.
- Therefore he says than men get "man flu" and women get "sniffles".
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