Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Manly; sturdy; brave.

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Usage examples "manful":

  1. Let clergymen preach as in duty bound; you and I'll uphold a manful sport, we will, and a cheer for Bob! - "The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
  2. But manful has met it, manful will meet. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  3. So he drew to him the plough and made fast by force the bulls' necks in the harness, and plunged the wounding goad into the bulk of their huge sides, and with manful strain fulfilled the measure of his work. - "The Extant Odes of Pindar", Pindar.