Antonyms of adj manly

2 senses of manly

Sense 1
manly (vs. unmanly), manful, manlike -- (possessing qualities befitting a man)

unmanly (vs. manly), unmanful, unmanlike -- (not possessing qualities befitting a man)
        => effeminate, emasculate, epicene, cissy, sissified, sissyish, sissy -- (having unsuitable feminine qualities)
        => womanish -- (having characteristics associated with women and considered undesirable in men; "womanish tears")

Sense 2
male, manful, manlike, manly, virile -- (characteristic of a man; "a deep male voice"; "manly sports")

INDIRECT (VIA masculine) -> feminine -- (associated with women and not with men; "feminine intuition")

Similarity of adj manly

2 senses of manly

Sense 1
manly (vs. unmanly), manful, manlike -- (possessing qualities befitting a man)
       => man-sized -- (calling for the strength of a man; "a man-sized job")
          Also See-> masculine#2

Sense 2
male, manful, manlike, manly, virile -- (characteristic of a man; "a deep male voice"; "manly sports")
       => masculine (vs. feminine) -- (associated with men and not with women)

Synonyms of adv manly

1 sense of manly

Sense 1
manfully, manly -- (in a manful manner; with qualities thought to befit a man; "having said her say Peggy manfully shouldered her burden and prepared to break up yet another home")

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