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  • EN [ mæn]
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English definition


  • 1. an adult male person (as opposed to a woman);

    • "there were two women and six men on the bus"
  • 2. someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force;

    • "two men stood sentry duty"
  • 3. the generic use of the word to refer to any human being;

    • "it was every man for himself"
  • 4. all of the inhabitants of the earth;

    • "all the world loves a lover"
    • "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women"
  • 5. any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae

  • 6. a male subordinate;

    • "the chief stationed two men outside the building"
    • "he awaited word from his man in Havana"
  • 7. an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent);

    • "the army will make a man of you"
  • 8. a male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman;

    • "she takes good care of her man"
  • 9. a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer;

    • "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man"
  • 10. game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games;

    • "he taught me to set up the men on the chess board"
    • "he sacrificed a piece to get a strategic advantage"


  • 1. take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place;

    • "Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning"
  • 2. provide with men;

    • "We cannot man all the desks"

Example sentences

  • I was a tired man when the long race was over.

  • The poor man received a savage beating from the thugs.

  • He is a squat man.

  • The man of Qi worries in case the sky should fall.

  • The old man combed his snowy hair.

  • His behavior under fire approved him a man of courage.

  • His son's crime put the old man to shame.

  • He is a man of gentle mould.

  • No one could emerge from that avalanche alive, unless one believed that man could rise from the dead.

  • The eager children mobbed the candy man the moment he appeared.

  • I was the only man among the guests and felt rather awkward.

  • I cannot stand that man; he talks too much.

  • Brooks may be considered as a trustworthy man.

  • This man was exiled for stealing.

  • It is a superstitious idea that the ghost can cast a living man under a spell.

  • He is an eligible young man.

  • He was the first man to navigate the Atlantic by air.

  • A man who always anticipates his income can never save or become rich.

  • The common man in every country is anxious for world peace.

  • That's the man whose house was burned down.

  • At the end of the film, the man becomes a thief out of sheer desperation.

  • Some animals possess the characteristic of man.

  • No one knew of these transactions , nor was he going to mention them to anyone else. He was like the dumb man eating the bitter herb; he had to suffer in silence.

  • Judging by the sound of his voice, the man couldn't be very young.

  • Though the man I introduced to you last night looks somewhat boorish, he is a diamond in the rough.

  • The idea of flight had been kicking around for centuries before man actually achieved it.

Phrase collocation

  • as — as the next man

    as — as the average person

    • I'm as ambitious as the next man.

  • be someone's (或 the) man

    be the person perfectly suited to a particular requirement or task

    • for any colouring and perming services, David's your man.

  • be man enough to do (或 for)

    be brave enough to do

    • he has not been man enough to face up to his responsibilities.

  • every man for himself and the devil take the hindm

    (proverb)everyone should (or does) look after their own interests rather than considering those of others

    • in previous student flats she'd shared, it was every man for himself.

    • full speed ahead and the devil take the hindmost.

  • make a man out of someone

    (of an experience or person) turn a young man into a mature adult

    • I make men out of them and teach them never to let anyone outsmart them.

  • man about town

    a fashionable male socialite

  • man and boy

    (dated)throughout life from youth

    • the time when families worked in the fields man and boy.

  • the man in the moon

    the imagined likeness of a face seen on the surface of a full moon

  • the man in (或 美

    an ordinary person, often with regard to their opinions, or as distinct from an expert

    • he had been his eyes and ears in the community, voiced the opinions of the man in the street.

  • man of action

    • he had been his eyes and ears in the community, voiced the opinions of the man in the street.

  • man of the cloth

    a clergyman

  • man of God

    a clergyman

  • man of honour

    a man who adheres to what is right or to a high standard of conduct

  • man of the house

    the male head of a household


  • jigger man

  • go man go

  • my man

    • This is my man Sam, who's gonna show you how to dance.

  • man with a paper ass

    • He seems like a man with a paper ass to me; don't pay him any attention.

  • main man

    • Lou Reed,he is my main man.

    • He's been her main man for two years. Do you think they'll get married?

  • inside man

    • Sam had been an inside man who was involved in a robbery.

  • centre man

  • ass man

Synonym discrimination

  • man, mankind, humanity


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