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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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Moreover, Vaizey suggests, German women tended to be just as conservative in their personal relationships, with many finding that the experience of war and dislocation made them value their families and their menfolk all the more.
Cultural norms mean that few among the town's mostly illiterate menfolk have opted to help their women in the fields.
If there is in fact an "outlaw agenda" (118), its content is never defined, but for black social bandits the bar is set low: "In the black worldview it is often sufficient that the bandit exhibit a kind of unadorned hypermasculinity normally denied the menfolk of a maligned race.
Joanna is fired, her nebbishy husband, Walter (Matthew Broderick, also smart casting), quits his job and moves the family to the 'burbs of Connecticut, where the women shop and go to the day spa and the menfolk have their secret club on the hill.
A lot of social problems have cropped up among rural families whose menfolk are working in the Middle East.
The wives whose menfolk are employed as drivers are not in favour of the London Transport Executive's decision to take on female labour.
Their menfolk, tens of thousands of them, the reports say, have been murdered so as to cut off all chance of returning.
But the insistence that women who traded sex for other types of favors were really victims put off a generation of younger post-feminists who couldn't reconcile the sex-as-rape paradigm with their own lusty manipulation of befuddled menfolk.
Long confined to home and field, overlooked by their menfolk and missionaries, African women worked, dreamed, and struggled.
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.
SORRY, menfolk, but best to read this science update with your legs crossed.
Indeed it appears that the menfolk I know with hearts of gold are torn between not wanting to disappoint the people they are just not that into, and worrying that they will give their "like" interests a false impression of future intent.
The next day, the menfolk lost no time in gathering building materials from a nearby forest.