Manliest
Manly Man"ly, a. [Compar. {Manlier}; superl. {Manliest}.] [Man + -ly. Cf. {Manlike}.] Having qualities becoming to a man; not childish or womanish; manlike, esp. brave, courageous, resolute, noble. [1913 Webster]

Let's briefly put on manly readiness. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Serene and manly, hardened to sustain The load of life. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Bold; daring; brave; courageous; firm; undaunted; hardy; dignified; stately. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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