Definition of manlike in English:

manlike

Line breaks: man|like
Pronunciation: /ˈmanlʌɪk
 
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adjective

1Resembling a human being: a manlike creature
More example sentences
  • A man and his daughter were riding on a motorbike on a rural road, when a hairy manlike creature ran out of the woods, and stood about 75 feet in front of them.
  • Do mysterious and presumably endangered manlike creatures inhabit swamplands of the southern United States?
  • ‘The chances against anything manlike on Mars are a million to one,’ he said.
2(Of a woman) having an appearance or qualities associated with men: women should not be compelled to be manlike
More example sentences
  • My voice drops low, but not like low enough to be manlike.
  • She sighed; she looked at her fingers that she described as long and manlike.

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