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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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They did not consider that even if their menfolk were now still living they might perhaps be insane, blind, or maimed for life, which was worse than being killed.
THREE THINGS THAT HELL WILL FREEZE OVER BEFORE (MOST) MENFOLK DO...
And the role of women within our society is not truly valued by the menfolk.
Zach Falconer-Barfield, the founder of the course, had set up his firm last year with the aim of "educating menfolk in the art of good manners", and so far, 150 people have registered for the 'Language of Lingerie' course.
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.
How very often this question we hear, Mostly from our dear menfolk I fear, "I know that I put it in that place, So where have you out it in that case?" No use saying that you have not moved, The object as this cannot be proved, You search very quietly around the place, Looking carefully as his movements you trace.
Then - and this is, admittedly, a slightly oversimplified study of gender relations - their menfolk will wander into the room, grab the remote and cheerfully say: "Alright love, what's the team news?
A producer once told Julia Louis-Dreyfus, a Jew with shiksa appeal, that curly hair did not make women desirous to menfolk. Then explain this?
From there she looks at his influence under six themes associated with his life and doings: trees, the sea, love, death, fame and scattering--the last being based on Orpheus' murder by the Thracian women who had been put out by his taking their menfolk off to be educated in matters occult.
menfolk's return, laden with mackerel shoals and moon fatigue.
With the menfolk of a small Welsh village having already departed, it's up to the women to negotiate a tricky detente with the occupying force.
Downton Abbey (ITV1, tonight, 9pm) [bar] 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.
Muslim mums do not do so in public out of concern for their own - and their baby's - privacy, as well as the privacy of strangers, particularly menfolk. Islamists are often criticised for lack of tolerance but there are lessons here the West can learn.
The fun included a competition to find the best-dressed Disney character and a more serious one for the menfolk - handling a JCB.