[man-hoo d] /ˈmæn hʊd/
the state or time of being a or adult male person; male maturity.
traditional manly qualities.
maleness, as distinguished from femaleness.
the state of being human.
the state or quality of being a man or being manly
(archaic) the state of being human
(informal, jocular) a euphemism for a man’s genitalia
early 13c., “state of being human,” from man (n.) + -hood. Meanings “state of being an adult male,” also “manliness,” are from late 14c. Similar words in Old English were less explicitly masculine; cf. manscipe “humanity, courtesy,” literally “man-ship;” mennisclicnes “state of man, humanity, humaneness, human nature.” The more “manly” word was werhad “male sex, virility, manhood” (see first element in werewolf).
- Manhood suffrage
noun 1. the right of adult male citizens to vote
[man-ouuh r, -ou-er] /ˈmænˌaʊər, -ˌaʊ ər/ noun 1. a unit of measurement, especially in accountancy, based on an ideal amount of work accomplished by one person in an hour. Abbreviation: man-hr. noun 1. a man who is honored by a group. 2. a man who is currently the most important or most admired. noun 1. […]
[man-huhnt] /ˈmænˌhʌnt/ noun 1. an intensive search for a criminal, suspect, escaped convict, etc., as by law enforcement agencies. 2. an intensive search for any person. /ˈmænˌhʌnt/ noun 1. an organized search, usually by police, for a wanted man or fugitive
[mah-nee] /ˈmɑ ni/ noun 1. . /ˈmɑːnɪ/ noun 1. ?216–?276 ad, Persian prophet who founded Manichaeism Also Manes, Manichaeus