Definition of Man


  • all of the living human inhabitants of the earth
    "all the world loves a lover"
    "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women"
    - human race - human beings
  • 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"
  • one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea
    - isle of man
  • 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"
  • a manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer
    "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man"
    - valet de chambre - gentleman's gentleman
  • an adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent)
    "the army will make a man of you"
  • a male subordinate
    "the chief stationed two men outside the building"
    "he awaited word from his man in Havana"
  • any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
    - human being
  • the generic use of the word to refer to any human being
    "it was every man for himself"
  • someone who serves in the armed forces
    a member of a military force
    "two men stood sentry duty"
    - military man - military personnel
  • an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)
    "there were two women and six men on the bus"
    - adult male


  • provide with workers
    "We cannot man all the desks"
    "Students were manning the booths"
  • take charge of a certain job
    occupy a certain work place
    "Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble man

7 unscramble word found using the letters man.

am an ma man mna na nam