What does the word manlike mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Like a man.

Usage examples for manlike

  1. A brilliant appearance, stately- tall and manlike, they had; wonderful garments from far- away countries upon them. – The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Táin Bó Cúalnge by Unknown
  2. Manlike, he only longed now to make her suffer one tithe of the agony which he had endured because of her treachery. – The Tangled Skein by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  3. He telegraphed to San Francisco; and, having missed the steamer, secured an overland passage to Washington; thought better of it, and partly changed his mind an hour after the ticket was purchased; but, manlike, having once made a practical step in a wrong direction, he kept on rather than admit an inconsistency to himself. – The Story of a Mine by Bret Harte