In English, lower case man (pl. men) refers to an adult human male (the term boy is the usual term for a human male child or adolescent). Although men typically have a male reproductive system, some intersex people with ambiguous genitals, and biologically female transgender people, may also be classified or self-identify as a "man".
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... some 500,000 years ago was "Java Man" (first classified as Pithecanthropus erectus, then subsequently named a part of the species Homo erectus) ... Recently discovered was a species of human, dubbed "Flores Man" (Homo floresiensis), a miniature hominid that grew only three feet tall ... Flores Man seems to have shared some islands with Java Man until only 10,000 years ago, when they became extinct ...
... and tourism form key sectors of the economy of the Isle of Man, a British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea ... Government and openness for business make the Isle of Man an attractive alternative jurisdiction (DAW Index ranked 3) ... The Isle of Man has free access to European Union markets for goods, but only has restricted access for services, people, or financial products ...
... Seger discovers he is involved with the attorney of a man he's treating who has been accused of a violent crime 3 "Heart-Stopping" John David Coles Scott Kaufer ... Even worse, the man believes the arm doesn't belong to him but rather to a fellow soldier who died ... Sanford Bookstaver Peter Ocko April 22, 2007 (2007-04-22) (BBC One) A young man has a motorcycle accident, and goes into a coma ...
... As a young man, Ueshiba was renowned for his incredible physical strength ... Ueshiba was said to be a simple but wise man, and a gifted farmer ... with Sokaku Takeda, Takeda utilized the Goban as a weapon against a man he mistook for an assassin ...
... supercentenarian, the world's oldest person, and the world's oldest man until his death at age 114 years 189 days ... Chuganji held the title of Japan's and Asia's oldest living man for over 3 and a half years - the longest that this title has ever been held ... Chuganji was the last surviving Asian man born before 1894, as his successor as Asia's oldest living man, Kameni Nakamura, was born in late 1894 and was over five and a half years younger ...
More definitions of "man":
- (noun): An adult male person who has a manly character (virile and courageous competent).
Example: "The army will make a man of you"
- (noun): A manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer.
Example: "Jeeves was Bertie Wooster's man"
Synonyms: valet, valet de chambre, gentleman, gentleman's gentleman
- (verb): Take charge of a certain job; occupy a certain work place.
Example: "Mr. Smith manned the reception desk in the morning"
- (noun): The generic use of the word to refer to any human being.
Example: "It was every man for himself"
- (verb): Provide with men.
Example: "We cannot man all the desks"
- (noun): Someone who serves in the armed forces; a member of a military force.
Synonyms: serviceman, military man, military personnel
- (noun): Game equipment consisting of an object used in playing certain board games.
- (noun): A male subordinate.
Example: "The chief stationed two men outside the building"; "he awaited word from his man in Havana"
- (noun): One of the British Isles in the Irish Sea.
Synonyms: Isle of Man
- (noun): A male person who plays a significant role (husband or lover or boyfriend) in the life of a particular woman.
Example: "She takes good care of her man"
- (noun): An adult male person (as opposed to a woman).
Synonyms: adult male
Famous quotes containing the word man:
“No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation.”
—Marguerite Duras (b. 1914)
“The main object of a revolution is the liberation of man ... not the interpretation and application of some transcendental ideology.”
—Jean Genet (19101986)
“A passion-driven exultant man sings out
Sentences that he has never thought....”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)