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ADJECTIVE (2)

1. possessing qualities befitting a man;
[syn: manly, manful, manlike]

2. characteristic of a man;
- Example: "a deep male voice"
- Example: "manly sports"
[syn: male, manful, manlike, manly, virile]


ADVERB (1)

1. in a manful manner; with qualities thought to befit a man;
- Example: "having said her say Peggy manfully shouldered her burden and prepared to break up yet another home"
[syn: manfully, manly]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Manly \Man"ly\, a. [Compar. Manlier; superl. Manliest.] [Man + -ly. Cf. Manlike.] Having qualities becoming to a man; not childish or womanish; manlike, esp. brave, courageous, resolute, noble. [1913 Webster] Let's briefly put on manly readiness. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Serene and manly, hardened to sustain The load of life. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Syn: Bold; daring; brave; courageous; firm; undaunted; hardy; dignified; stately. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Manly \Man"ly\, adv. In a manly manner; with the courage and fortitude of a manly man; as, to act manly. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

manly adv 1: in a manful manner; with qualities thought to befit a man; "having said her say Peggy manfully shouldered her burden and prepared to break up yet another home" [syn: manfully, manly] [ant: unmanfully, unmanly] adj 1: possessing qualities befitting a man [syn: manly, manful, manlike] [ant: unmanful, unmanlike, unmanly] 2: characteristic of a man; "a deep male voice"; "manly sports" [syn: male, manful, manlike, manly, virile]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

106 Moby Thesaurus words for "manly": Christian, andric, blameless, bold, bold-spirited, brave, bull, chivalric, chivalrous, clean, courageous, creditable, daring, dauntless, decent, doughty, erect, estimable, ethical, fair, fearless, full of integrity, gallant, gentlemanlike, gentlemanly, good, greathearted, hardy, heroic, herolike, high-minded, high-principled, highly respectable, honest, honorable, immaculate, intrepid, inviolate, ironhearted, irreproachable, just, knightlike, knightly, law-abiding, law-loving, law-revering, lionhearted, macho, male, manful, manlike, mannish, masculine, moral, noble, plucky, principled, pure, red-blooded, reputable, resolute, respectable, right, right-minded, righteous, soldierlike, soldierly, spotless, stable, stainless, stalwart, steadfast, sterling, stout, stouthearted, true-dealing, true-devoted, true-disposing, true-souled, true-spirited, truehearted, unafraid, unblemished, uncorrupt, uncorrupted, undaunted, undefiled, uneffeminate, unflinching, unimpeachable, unshrinking, unspotted, unstained, unsullied, untarnished, unwavering, upright, uprighteous, upstanding, valiant, valorous, venturesome, virile, virtuous, worthy, yeomanly
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Manly, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 1342 Housing Units (2000): 594 Land area (2000): 1.437989 sq. miles (3.724373 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.437989 sq. miles (3.724373 sq. km) FIPS code: 48900 Located within: Iowa (IA), FIPS 19 Location: 43.287766 N, 93.203800 W ZIP Codes (1990): 50456 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Manly, IA Manly