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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 man·ly /ˈmænli/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Man·ly, a. [Compar. Manlier superl. Manliest.]  Having qualities becoming to a man; not childish or womanish; manlike, esp. brave, courageous, resolute, noble.
    Let's briefly put on manly readiness.   --Shak.
 Serene and manly, hardened to sustain
 The load of life.   --Dryden.
 Syn: -- Bold; daring; brave; courageous; firm; undaunted; hardy; dignified; stately.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Man·ly, adv. In a manly manner; with the courage and fortitude of a manly man; as, to act manly.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: possessing qualities befitting a man [syn: manful, manlike]
             [ant: unmanly]
      2: characteristic of a man; "a deep male voice"; "manly sports"
         [syn: male, manful, manlike, virile]
      adv : 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" [syn:
             manfully] [ant: unmanfully]
      [also: manliest, manlier]