Definition of mannish adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmænɪʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmænɪʃ//
(usually disapproving)
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(of a woman or of something belonging to a woman) having qualities that are thought of as typical of or suitable for a man Word OriginOld English mennisc ‘human’ (see man, -ish). The current sense dates from late Middle English.
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