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Definition of Manly

Manly

  1. Having qualities becoming to a man; not childish or womanish; manlike, esp. brave, courageous, resolute, noble.
  2. In a manly manner; with the courage and fortitude of a manly man; as, to act manly.

Manly Quotations

A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills.
W. E. B. Du Bois

The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.
Plato

Women are systematically degraded by receiving the trivial attentions which men think it manly to pay to the sex, when, in fact, men are insultingly supporting their own superiority.
Mary Wollstonecraft

Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor.
Benjamin Disraeli

Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character.
Robert E. Lee
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Manly Translations

manly in French is masculin
manly in Italian is maschile
manly in Spanish is varonil
manly in Swedish is manlig

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