What is manly?

  • (adv): In a manful manner; with qualities thought to befit a man.
    Synonyms: manfully
    See also — Additional definitions below


Manly is an adjective corresponding to manhood or masculinity.

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List Of United States Political Families (M) - The Manlys
... Charles Manly (1795–1871), Governor of North Carolina 1849–1851 ... Brother of Matthias Evans Manly ... Matthias Evans Manly (1801–1881), member of the North Carolina House of Commons, Judge of the North Carolina Superior Court, Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, North Carolina State Senator ...
Liam Foran - Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles
... Foran signed with the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles for the 2011 season, joining his brother Kieran ... Liam made his first grade debut for the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles on 9 April 2012 replacing his younger brother in the side at five-eighth after Kieran was ruled out with a ... Auckland Vulcans, the Sydney Roosters' reserve-grade side the Newtown Jets and the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles NSW Cup side of the same name ...
Manly Fun Pier - History
... The Manly Fun Pier started life as a cargo wharf at Manly Cove in the 1850s ... wharf was closed and in 1931 it was reopened as the Manly Amusement Pier ...
Manly Waterworks
... The Manly Waterworks is a water park in Manly, New South Wales, Australia ... The Manly Waterworks features in the movie BMX Bandits starring Nicole Kidman during which an escape is staged in one of the waterslides ...
Little Manly
... Little Manly is the name of two places Little Manly Cove, a suburb of Sydney, Australia Little Manly, New Zealand is a suburb on the Whangaparaoa Peninsula ...

More definitions of "manly":

  • (adj): Possessing qualities befitting a man.
    Synonyms: manful, manlike

Famous quotes containing the word manly:

    Good fellowship and friendship are lasting, rational and manly pleasures.
    William Wycherley (1640–1716)

    The Anglican Church is marked by the grace and good sense of its forms, by the manly grace of its clergy. The gospel it preaches is, “By taste are ye saved.” ... It is not in ordinary a persecuting church; it is not inquisitorial, not even inquisitive, is perfectly well bred and can shut its eyes on all proper occasions. If you let it alone, it will let you alone. But its instinct is hostile to all change in politics, literature, or social arts.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    The sixth age shifts
    Into the lean and slippered pantaloon,
    With spectacles on nose, and pouch on side,
    His youthful hose, well saved, a world too wide
    For his shrunk shank, and his big manly voice,
    Turning again toward childish treble, pipes
    And whistles in his sound.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)