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Synonyms for man

Synonyms for man

Synonyms for man

an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

the generic use of the word to refer to any human being

a male subordinate

an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent)

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a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer

a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman

one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea

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game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games

all of the living human inhabitants of the earth

take charge of a certain job

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provide with workers

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There's the Land Army, the ambulance people, the nurses, the civilians who worked in the armaments factories and those who took the jobs of menfolk who were called up.
With a little feminine cunning we can haul our menfolk back from the insatiable jaws of game addiction.
they returned to their homes, to their menfolk, and to submission.
I feel it sometimes when the menfolk gather in a tiny kitchen to share a warm bottle of tequila & beer chasers in paper cups.
Der Hausliche Krieg (Domestic Warfare), also known as Die Verschworenen (The Conspirators), concerns a group of medieval wives who plan, as the liner notes discreetly put it "to refuse all affectionate exchanges until their belligerent [Crusader] menfolk promise never to go off to war again.
ALESHA Dixon and Tess Daly were on the lookout for a bit of ruff yesterday but their menfolk needn't worry - it was the top dogs at Crufts they were after.
In the days when Sunday closing was 2pm the menfolk would rush or forego last orders because they had been told: "The puddings will be on the table at quarter past.
I m A eve (ls A drop-dead member of a US girl band should not have a prayer of winning the hearts of the average I'm A Celeb voter, but while even women agree Ashley (left) is undeniably hot, she has the reassuring look of someone who won't steal their menfolk when they're at the bingo.
The menfolk are funny - friendly funny - and the women are drop-dead gorgeous, The world-weary traveller found rest.
Downton Abbey ITV1, 9pm During the First World War, women started to come into their own, in some instances taking charge on the home front while many of their menfolk faced the horrors of the trenches in Europe.
To me this is a particularly interesting point because if in their mid-twenties women are earning more than men, this opens the possibility that we could see a tipping point at which it becomes more the norm for women - as the higher earners in a family - to return to full-time work, leaving their menfolk to play the part of main carer for children in the family," the Daily Mail quoted her as saying.
They swapped tales of DIY disaster while we menfolk sat silently like two stooges.
As the First World War rages, the brave menfolk are fighting the good fight on foreign soil.
Ordinary women like these five lasses had left their hearths and homes to fill the ranks in the factories left empty by their menfolk who had left for the Front.
The three subject families live in virtual penury, forced to eke out a meagre existence on a pittance as their menfolk endure back-breaking conditions down the pits, afforded none of the modern-day luxuries we take for granted.