What is Man?
Man definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun, plural men.
an adult male person, as distinguished from a boy or a woman.
a member of the species Homo sapiens or all the members of this species collectively, without regard to sex: prehistoric man.
the human individual as representing the species, without reference to sex; the human race; humankind: Man hopes for peace, but prepares for war.
a human being; person: to give a man a chance; When the audience smelled the smoke, it was every man for himself.
a male lover or sweetheart.
a male follower or subordinate: the king’s men. He’s the boss’s number one man.
a male employee or representative, especially of a company or agency: a Secret Service man; a man from the phone company.
a male having qualities considered typical of men or appropriately masculine: Be a man. The army will make a man of you.
a male servant.
an enthusiast or devotee: I like jazz, but I’m essentially a classics man.
Slang. male friend; ally: You’re my main man.
a term of familiar address to a man; fellow: Now, now, my good man, please calm down.
Slang. a term of familiar address to a man or a woman: Hey, man, take it easy.
one of the pieces used in playing certain games, as chess or checkers.
History/Historical. a liegeman; vassal.
Obsolete. manly character or courage.
the man, Slang. a person or group asserting authority or power over another, especially in a manner experienced as being oppressive, demeaning, or threatening, as an employer, the police, or a dominating racial group.a person or group upon whom one is dependent, as the drug supplier for an addict.
Also the Man.
verb (used with object), manned, man