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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

MAN'NISH, a. [from man.] Having the appearance of a man; bold; masculine; as a mannish countenance.
A woman impudent and mannish grown.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: resembling or imitative of or suggestive of a man rather than a woman; "a mannish stride"
2: characteristic of a man as distinguished from a woman; "true mannish arrogance"

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 14th century 1. resembling or suggesting a man rather than a woman 2. generally associated with or characteristic of a man rather than a woman <her mannish clothes> mannishly adverb mannishness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 usu. derog. (of a woman) masculine in appearance or manner. 2 characteristic of a man. Derivatives: mannishly adv. mannishness n. Etymology: OE mennisc f. (and assim. to) MAN

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Mannish Man"nish, a. [Man + -ish: cf. AS. mennisc, menisc.] 1. Resembling a human being in form or nature; human. --Chaucer. But yet it was a figure Most like to mannish creature. --Gower. 2. Resembling, suitable to, or characteristic of, a man, manlike, masculine. --Chaucer. A woman impudent and mannish grown. --Shak. 3. Fond of men; -- said of a woman. [Obs.] --Chaucer. -- Man"nish*ly,adv. -- Man"nish*ness, n.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If you describe a woman's appearance or behaviour as mannish, you mean it is more like a man's appearance or behaviour than a woman's. She shook hands in a mannish way, her grip dry and firm. ...a mannish trouser suit. ADJ: usu ADJ n

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Bold, masculine.

Moby Thesaurus

AC-DC, amphierotic, andric, autoerotic, bisexed, bisexual, bull, butch, deviant, effeminate, gay, gentlemanlike, gentlemanly, homoerotic, homosexual, hoyden, lesbian, male, manful, manlike, manly, mannified, masculine, perverted, queer, rompish, sapphic, tomboyish, transvestite, tribadistic, uneffeminate, unfeminine, viraginous



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