manwise


manwise
manwise [man′wīz΄]
adv.
as a man would do; like a man

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  • manwise — adverb a) In a way befitting a man. In the enemy army there also were women on horseback, in armor and steel helmets who fought manwise; they hurled themselves into the thick of the battle... b) In terms of a man. For a little while Jason rode… …   Wiktionary

  • manwise — /man wuyz /, adv. in the manner of a human being: The dog stood on his hind legs and walked manwise. [1900 05; MAN1 + WISE] * * * …   Universalium

  • manwise — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adverb Etymology: man (I) + wise : in the manner of men * * * /man wuyz /, adv. in the manner of a human being: The dog stood on his hind legs and walked manwise. [1900 05; MAN1 + WISE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • manwíse — manwíse2 f ( an/ an) manner or custom of men …   Old to modern English dictionary