Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb In a manner characteristic of humans.

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  • adverb In a way befitting a man.
  • adverb not comparable In terms of a man.

Etymologies

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man +‎ -wise

Examples

  • ‘It has four limbs and dives manwise; a pretty mastery of the craft it shows, too.

    The Lord of the Rings

  • she doesn't wear the flared denims any more and things never really improved manwise after

    The Guardian World News

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