Definition of 'manhood'
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Since early manhood he had sensed that he was destined for something great. The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge (2006)The covers went back and a hand reached for my manhood. The Sun (2006)And as phases of life, manhood and boyhood had little relation to each other. American Manhood: Transformations in Masculinity from the Revolution to the Modern Era (1993)His descriptions of daily life show how manhood was closely entwined with the needs and expectations of a man's neighbors. American Manhood: Transformations in Masculinity from the Revolution to the Modern Era (1993)It was these attitudes about the rough, impulsive nature of boyhood that led people to contrast it with the reason and restraint of manhood. American Manhood: Transformations in Masculinity from the Revolution to the Modern Era (1993)As a result, they are usually well acquainted with both their own and other people's anger by the time they reach manhood. 50 Ways to Become a Self-Confident Woman (1989)In the life of the nineteenth-century male, the time of transition from boyhood to manhood was variable in length and loose in the definition of its boundaries. American Manhood: Transformations in Masculinity from the Revolution to the Modern Era (1993)
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British English: manhood NOUN
Manhood is the state of being a man rather than a boy.
They were failing to help their sons grow from boyhood to manhood.
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