Meaning of manhood


Pronunciation: (man'hood), [key]
— n.
  1. the state or time of being a man or adult male person; male maturity.
  2. traditional manly qualities.
  3. maleness, as distinguished from femaleness.
  4. virility; potency.
  5. male genitalia.
  6. men collectively.
  7. the state of being human.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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