MANFULLY – adverbs
– MANLY † in a manly manner; manfully, courageously, with valour or energy …c1205 obs. or arch.
MANGLE – verbs
– BEMANGLE to cut about; to hack, to mangle …1553-87
– CHEW UP to savage; to mangle the body of …20C sl.
– CONVEL †* to tear or mangle …1638
– HACKLE to cut roughly; to hackle; to mangle by cutting …1579-80
– HAG to bungle, to mangle any business …1727 Sc.
– HAGGER to cut, to slice clumsily or unevenly so as to leave a jagged edge; to hack, to mangle …1866 Sc.
– HAGGLE to mangle with repeated irregular cuts or cutting blows; to cut clumsily with uneven jagged edges; to hack, to mangle, to mutilate; to bungle …1599
– MAGG †* to mangle …a1400-50
– MAGGLE to spoil by over-handling; to mangle; to spoil food by cutting and handling it too much during its preparation …1713 Sc.
– MAMMOCK to break or cut into pieces; to crumble; to tear; to shred; to mangle; to carve awkwardly …1520 Eng. dial.
– MANANGLE to mangle; to mix in a wild and confused manner …1790 Eng. dial.
– MANGHANGLE to mangle; to mix in a wild and confused manner …1790 Eng. dial.
– MANK † to maim, to mangle, to mutilate; to make defective; to impair, to spoil …a1400-50 obs. exc. Sc.
– MAR to harm, to injure a person; later, to mangle, to disfigure …c1205 arch.
– MARGULLIE † to disfigure, to mar, to mangle; to mismanage, to abuse; to mar any business; to bungle …1721 Sc.
– MASSACRE † to mutilate, to mangle …1589
– MISGULLY to handle a ‘gully’ clumsily; to cut in a clumsy manner; to mangle in cutting or carving …B1900 Sc.
– MOMMOCK to break or cut into pieces; to crumble; to tear; to mangle; to carve awkwardly …1853 Eng. dial.
– MOMOX to tear into pieces; to mangle; to beat severely, to maul …1867 Amer. dial.
– MUMMOCK to break or cut into pieces; to crumble; to tear; to mangle; to carve awkwardly …1853 Eng. dial.
– MURGULLIE to spoil, to destroy, to mangle; to mar any business …1721 Sc.
– MURGULLY † to disfigure, to mar, to mangle; to mismanage, to abuse …1721 Sc.
– RIDDLE to pierce, to penetrate; to mangle …1892 Eng. dial.
– SALIVATE to mangle, to tear apart …1936 Amer. dial.
MANGLED – adjectives
– HAGGERED jaggedly cut, full of notches, mangled …1825 Sc.
– HAGGLED mangled, hacked, mutilated …1894 Sc.
– MAGGLED † mangled, bungled …Bk1905 Sc.
– MANKIT defective, corrupt, cut awry, mangled …1928 Sc.
MANHANDLE – verbs
– JERK ONE BALD-HEADED to manhandle; to treat roughly …1945 Amer. dial.
– ROUGH UP to treat violently, to assault, to manhandle; to inflict damage …1915
– SCRAG to manhandle someone roughly …1835 sl.
– SCRUFF to attack, to manhandle …M19 Aust. sl.
– SHOVE IT UP SOMEONE’S ASS to brutally manhandle, victimize, or betray someone …1971 Amer. sl.
– SNATCH ONE BALD-HEADED to manhandle; to treat roughly …1869 Amer. dial.
– STICK IT UP SOMEONE’S ASS to brutally manhandle, victimize, or betray someone …1966 Amer. sl.
– TUCK IT UP SOMEONE’S ASS to brutally manhandle, victimize, or betray someone …1966 Amer. sl.
MANHANDLED – verbs
– TAKE IT IN THE ASS to be brutally manhandled, victimized, or betrayed …1980 Amer. sl.
MANHOOD – adjectives
– BOUND impotent, lacking in manhood …1930 Amer. dial.
– MAN-BIG grown to manhood …1880 Ireland & Sc.
– MAN-ENTERED † initiated into manhood …1607
– MAN-GROWED having reached manhood …1930 Amer. dial.
– MAN-LENGTH having reached the age of manhood, adult, mature …1896 Sc.
– MAN-MUCKLE at the full stature of manhood, fully grown …1812 Sc.
– MANNISH of a youth: aping manhood; overbearing; blustering …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
manhood – nouns
– ADAMHOOD manhood, humanity …1857 poetic
– JUVENTUTE †* youth; the age of youthful vigour or early manhood …1541
- MANHEAD † the quality of being manly; manhood; virility; courage, valour …c1275
manhood – person
– SUBVIRATE † one whose manhood is imperfect …1861 nonce word
manhood – phrases
– BETWEEN HAY AND GRASS between manhood and boyhood …Bk1905 Amer. dial.
MANIA – nouns
– CLEPTOMANIA a mania for stealing
– FUROR fury, rage, madness, anger, mania …1477
– ICONOMANIA an infatuated devotion to images; a mania for collecting icons or portraits …1722
– IDOLOMANIA an infatuated devotion to idols; zealous idolatry …1660
– IDOLOMANY † an infatuated devotion to idols; zealous idolatry …1654
– KLEPTOMANIA a mania for stealing
– MANIE † a mania …c1386
MANIAC – person
– MADCAP †* in early use, a madman, a maniac …1589
MANIFEST – adjectives
– DECLARATIVE † making clear, manifest, or evident …a1536
– EBER † manifest, unconcealed …a975
– ILLUSTRIOUS † clearly manifest, evident, or obvious …1654
– IMMANIFEST * not manifest or evident …1646
– OPENLY † open to sight, manifest, public …c1050
– PALPABLE easily perceived; open to recognition; plain, evident, apparent, obvious, manifest …1545
manifest – person
– MANIFESTATOR † one who manifests …1609
– MANIFESTERESS †* a female who manifests …1662
manifest – verbs
– DECLARE † to manifest, to make known; to describe, to state in detail; to recount, to relate …c1340
– EFFLORESCE to come to the surface, to become manifest; to be disclosed or revealed …1834
– PALESATE †* to manifest, to reveal …1613
MANIFESTATION – nouns
– DECLAREMENT † the act of showing or setting forth; exposition, explanation, manifestation, declaring …1646
– EFFECT † an outward manifestation, sign, token, symptom; an appearance, phenomenon …c1450
MANIFESTLY – adverbs
– DECLARINGLY * in a manner that declares, manifests, or demonstrates …1581
– EBERLY † manifestly, flagrantly …a1300
– PALPABLY so as to be felt, plainly seen, observed, etc.; clearly, obviously, manifestly …1584
MANIFESTNESS – nouns
– PALPABLENESS manifestness …1608
MANIFOLD – adjectives
– SUNDRYFOLD † manifold, various, varied …c1430
MANIPULATE – person
– BUTTON-PUSHER a person who manipulates or influences people and situations; someone who elicits or provokes a strong emotional or psychological response in a person …1990
– MINDFUCK one who manipulates others; a person who engages in ‘mindfucking’ …1975 US sl.
– MINDFUCKER a person who attempts to manipulate another’s thinking without consideration for the other …1970 US sl.
manipulate – verbs
– ACE to manipulate someone, esp. through flattery or deception …1920s US sl.
– ACE IN to manipulate someone or something into a situation …1971 US sl.
– GAME OFF to act deceitfully, to manipulate; to get an advantage over someone by underhand means …1960s sl., orig. US
– GAME ON to act deceitfully, to manipulate; to get an advantage over someone by underhand means …1960s sl., orig. US
– NEIVE to handle, to manipulate; to work with the fists or fingers …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– RING to manipulate; to change …Bk1903 sl.
– RORT to manipulate a ballot, records, etc. fraudulently …1980 Aust. sl.
– TAKE SOMEONE’S MIND to manipulate someone’s mind, usually for negative purposes …1940s US Black sl.
– TRAP OFF to deceive or manipulate someone …2002 US sl.
– WORK to exert one’s charm, power, persuasiveness, etc., esp. on an audience; to manipulate …1851 Amer. sl.
MANIPULATED – adjectives
– MANIPULABLE * capable of being manipulated …1881
MANIPULATION – nouns
– ACTION manipulations, activities, esp. when illegal or corrupt …1960s sl.
MANKIND – nouns
– HOMINEITY † the essential quality of mankind; that which constitutes man …1660
– MAN’S KIND † mankind …a1300
– MASS, THE the generality of mankind; the main body of a race or nation …1675
MAN-LIKE – verbs
– MANIFY * to make man-like …1799
MANLINESS – nouns
– EARLSHIP † manliness, bravery; nobility, lordship …a1000
– MAN FAT virility, manly power …20C Brit. colloq.
– MANHEAD † the quality of being manly; manhood; virility; courage, valour …c1275
– MANLIHOOD * n. manliness …1641
– MANSHIP † manly courage, valour; vigour, manliness …c1205 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– PAIR a pair of testicles; hence, manliness or courage …1985 US sl.
– VALOUR † worth or worthiness in respect of manly qualities or attributes …a1300
– VALUE worth or efficacy in combat or warfare; manliness, valour …1590
MANLY – adjectives
– BOORDLY stalwart, sturdy, strong, manly …Bk1911 Sc.
– DOW † to be good, strong, vigorous, virtuous, valiant, or manly …OE
– MANFUL † befitting a man; manly …1493
– MANNISH manly …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
manly – person
– HE-MALE a manly man …L19 sl.
manly – verbs
– HAVE A PAIR to be macho, manly …1960s US sl.
MANNER – nouns
– FARRAND manner, custom, appearance; disposition, nature …1790 Eng. dial.
– GAIT manner, fashion, way, profession …1859 US sl.
– GARB † style, manner, fashion; manner of doing anything, style of living, form of behaviour; also, a prevailing mode or custom …1599
– GARBE † style, manner, fashion; manner of doing anything, style of living, form of behaviour; also, a prevailing mode or custom …1599
– GATE † way, manner, or method of doing or behaving; a peculiar habit …c1200
– GEARS †* habits, manners …c1200
– HAVIOUR the act of having or bearing oneself; deportment, bearing, behaviour, manner …1503 arch. or Eng. dial.
– HAVOUR the act of having or bearing oneself; deportment, bearing, behaviour, manner …1503 arch. or Eng. dial.
– LATE † look; appearance; aspect; outward manner or bearing …c1200
– RATE † standard of conduct or action; hence, manner, mode, style …c1470
– THATNESS that way, that manner …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TURN personality, temperament, manner …1923 Amer. dial.
MANNERED – adjectives
– BEHAVIOURED † conducted, mannered, behaved …1589
– CARRIAGED † having a carriage, deportment, bearing; behaved, mannered …1633
MANNERISM – nouns
– IDIASM a peculiarity, mannerism ..1868
MANNERLY, MANNERS – adjectives
– FALKLAND-BRED † well-mannered, as if bred at court, courtly, polished, well-bred …1721 Sc.
– GENTILITATE †* having gentle, refined, or polished manners, well-mannered …1632
– MANNERABLE courteous, polite, well-mannered …c1460
– MANNERSABLE courteous, polite, well-mannered …1922 Amer. dial.
– MANNERS-LIKE in a mannerly way …a1845
– MANNERSLY courteous, polite, well-mannered …1929 Amer. dial.
– MANNERSOME well-behaved; having good manners …1876 Eng. & Amer. dial..
– MENSEFUL mannerly, polite, well-behaved; courteous, well-bred; respectful …1783 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– MINDABLE well-mannered …1970 Amer. dial.
– RAG-MANNERED aggressively uncouth; very badly mannered; violently coarse or vulgar …L17 sl.
– SILKY of speech, manners, etc.: smooth, pleasing, ingratiating, insinuating …1778
mannerly, manners – nouns
– AIRS AND GRACES would-be elegant or genteel mannerisms intended to impress; affected manners intended to convey a person’s refinement or superiority; pretensions …1697
– BAD FORM bad manners …Bk1999
– FAIR FASHIONS good manners, politeness …1870 Sc.
– FALKLAND MANNERS good manners; now used sarcastically …1827 Sc.
– HAIVENS manners, behaviour …1791 Sc.
– HAVANCE manners, behaviour …1790 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
– HAVENCE † manners, behaviour …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HAVING behaviour, manners, demeanour, deportment; often in plural …1375 chiefly Sc.
– HAVINGS manners, behaviour …1791 Sc.
– HAVINS manners, behaviour …1791 Sc.
– HAVIOURS manners, generally used in a good sense …1703 Eng. dial.
– LAITS manners, demeanour, behaviour, habits, customs; bad habits …1725 Sc.
– LATES † looks, manners, behaviour; hence, actions, goings-on … c1205
– LEATS manners; demeanour; habits, customs …1725 Sc.
– LEETS manners; demeanour; habits, customs …1725 Sc.
– MANDERS manners; fashions …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MANNERING † training in manners …1581
– MAN-THEWS † human customs, manners …a1250
– MENSE decency, propriety, decorum; sense, discretion, tact; good manners, politeness …1737 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– MIM-WAYS quiet, sly manners …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– NO-MANNERS lack of manners; rudeness; impoliteness …1922 Amer. dial.
mannerly, manners – person
– BABBLER an enemy to good manners …Bk1753
– GARBIST †* one who is skilled in polite behaviour; an expert in good manners …1640
– PEG-PUFF a young woman with the manners of an old one …1824 Sc.
mannerly, manners – verbs
– MANNER to teach someone manners …1968 Amer. dial.
mannerly, manners – phrases
– AFTER YOU, CLAUDE – NO, AFTER YOU, CECIL used to depict a lack of aggression or unnecessary good manners …1939 UK sl.
MANNISH – adjectives
– BUTCH of a woman: mannish; unpleasantly assertive; dominating …1971 sl.
mannish – person
– GAL-BOY a romping girl, a tomboy; a mannish or masculine woman …1848 Amer. dial.
MANOEUVRE – nouns
– GAMES tricks, wiles, schemes, manoeuvres …1660
manoeuvre – verbs
– FANIGGLE to wangle, to manoeuvre, to obtain by devious means …1930s Amer. dial.
– FINAGLE to wangle, to manoeuvre, to obtain by devious means; to get or achieve by trickery, craftiness, or persuasion …1922 Amer. dial.
– FINAGLE AROUND to wangle, to manoeuvre, to obtain by devious means …1930 Amer. dial.
MANSION – nouns
– MANERY †* a mansion or manor …a1400
– MANOR † a mansion, habitation; a country residence; the principal house of an estate …c1290
MANSLAUGHTER – adjectives
– MANSLAUGHTEROUS. inclined for manslaughter …1883
manslaughter – nouns
– MANQUELLING † manslaughter, homicide, murder …c1380
– MANSLAUGHT † manslaughter, murder, homicide …c897
manslaughter – person
– DEAD-SLAYER † one guilty of manslaughter …1535
– MANSLAYER one who kills a man; a homicide; a murderer; occasionally, one who commits manslaughter …a1300
MANTA RAY – nouns
– DEVILFISH a large ray, a manta …1709 Amer. dial.
MANTELPIECE – nouns
– AITCH a mantelpiece …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BECKET a mantelpiece …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
MANUAL – adjectives
– HANDLY † used by the hands; manual; mechanical …c1400
– HANDY † done by the hand; manual …1535
manual – nouns
– COOKBOOK any guide, manual, protocol, etc. …1970s Amer. sl.
manual – person
– MANUALIST one who compiles a manual or handbook …1897
MANUFACTURE – adjectives
– MANUFACTORY † pert. to manufacture; engaged in manufacture …1630
manufacture – nouns
– MANUFACT † the act of manufacturing; manufacture …1690
– MANUFACTION † manufacture …1602
– MANUFACTURAGE † manufacture …1665
manufacture – verbs
– MILL to manufacture …1792 Sc.
MANUFACTURED – nouns
– MANUFACTORY † the production of manufactured goods …a1618
MANUFACTURER – person
– FABRICANT * one who fabricates, constructs, or fashions anything – a maker or manufacturer – a working tradesman …1757
– FABRICATOR a maker or manufacturer …1863
– MANUFACTOR † a manufacturer or artificer …a1649
– MANUFACTURESS a female manufacturer, or the wife of a manufacturer …1822
– OPIFEX † a worker, a maker, a manufacturer …1649
MANUFACTURING – adjectives
– FAMILY-STYLE of parts in a manufacturing plant: stored together …1955 US sl.
MANURE – nouns (includes MANURING)
– ALLEY APPLE a piece of horse manure …1960 Amer. sl.
– AMENDMENT manure laid on land …1790 Eng. dial.
– BARNYARD SALAD manure …1968 Amer. dial.
– LAETATION † a manuring, also, manure …1664
– MANAGEMENT the process of manuring; manure, esp. artificial manure …1874 Eng. dial.
– MANISHMENT the method of cultivating and nourishing the land; manure and other fertilizers …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MANMENT manure …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MANNER manure; esp. the rich earth from hedge-rows etc. mixed with yard-manure or spread by itself over the field …1787 Eng. dial.
– MANNERING manure …1881 Eng. dial.
– MARDO dung, manure …1891 Eng. dial.
– MEADOW MUFFIN a lump of manure; a cow pie …1976 Amer. dial.
– MENDMENT manure …1798 Eng. dial.
– MISHT manure …1939 Amer. dial.
– MOO POO cow manure …1994 Aust. sl.
– NIGGER PANCAKE (derogatory) manure used in the fields …1968 Amer. dial.
– RICHMENT manure …1870 Eng. dial.
– STREET APPLE a piece of horse manure …1967 Amer. sl.
– TILLAGE manure; compost …1863 Eng. dial.
manure – person
– TILLAGER a seller of compost or manure …1863 Eng. dial.
manure – verbs
– HEARTEN † to fertilize with manure …1594
– MANISH to work a farm in a prosperous manner; to apply manure …1893 Eng. dial.
– MANNER to manure; to prepare land for crops …Bk1905 Sc. & Eng. dial.
MANUSCRIPT – adjectives
– PALIMPSEST of a manuscript: written over again; of which the original writing has been erased and superseded by a later …1852
manuscript – nouns
– HANDWRITING † that which is written by hand; manuscript; a piece of written matter; a written document or note …1534 obs. or arch.
– OPISTHOGRAPH in Greek and Roman antiquity: a manuscript written on the back as well as the front of the papyrus or parchment; also, a slab inscribed on both sides …1623
– PALIMPSEST a parchment or other writing material written upon twice, the original writing having been erased or rubbed out to make place for the second; a manuscript in which a later writing is written over an effaced earlier writing …1825
manuscript – person
– ILLUMINATIST * an illuminator of manuscripts …1845
– ILLUMINER † an illuminator of manuscripts, etc. …a1661
– ILLUMINIST a professional illuminator of manuscripts, etc. …1826
– MANUENSIS an amanuensis; a literary or artistic assistant, in particular one who takes dictation or copies manuscripts …1720
– MANUSCRIPTOR †* the writer of a manuscript …1698
MANY – adjectives
– BOKOO, BOKU many, much …Bk2006 US sl.
– CHOKE many …1982 Hawaiian youth usage
– DIFFERENT many, various …Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– DILLY-BAGS much, plenty, many …1953 Aust. sl.
– MAD many, much, plenty of …1991 Amer. sl., esp. Black usage
– MAINT * many, numerous …1706
– MANY-A-MANY very many …1804 Sc.
– MANYKIN † of many kinds …a900
– MANYKINS † of many kinds …a900
– MONGO very many …1986 Amer. sl.
– MUCHO a lot of, many …1940s sl., orig. US
– NUMBERFUL †* many in number, numerous …1594
– OMNIBUS relating to or serving for numerous distinct objects at once; comprising a large number of items or particulars …1857
– SEVENTY-ELEVEN indefinitely numerous, many …1970 Amer. dial.
– TALL many, a large number of …M19 UK criminals’ sl.
– TIDYISH considerable; many …1895 Eng. dial.
– UNFEW † many …c1200
many – adverbs
– BULK many, much …1987
– MANYGATE(S) † in many ways …1375
– UMPTEEN MILLION TIMES very many times, repeatedly …Bk1996 Aust. sl.
many – nouns
– ANY GOD’S AMOUNT an indefinitely large amount; a great many …Bk1914 Amer. dial.
– ANY GOD’S IMMENSE an indefinitely large amount; a great many …1914 Amer. dial.
– ANY GOD’S QUANTITY an indefinitely large amount; a great many …1943 Amer. dial.
– ANY G.Q. an indefinitely large amount; a great many …1943 Amer. dial.
– ASSLOAD a great deal; too many or too much …1957 Amer. sl.
– AWFULLY LOT a great deal, a large amount …1945 Amer. dial.
– BAGS many; a great amount of …1910s sl.
– BAGS OF many …1910s sl.
– BATCH a number; a quantity; a lot; a great many …Bk1914 criminals’ sl.
– BOOCOODLES a great deal; a large number, many …1965 Amer. dial.
– CARTLOAD many; a great quantity, esp. of a desired commodity …L16
– CARTLOADS many; a great quantity, esp. of a desired commodity …L16
– DEAD LOADS many; a great quantity …1869 US sl.
– DEAD OOGENS a large quantity; plenty, many …1905 Amer. dial.
– ELEVENTEEN an indefinitely great number; many …1942 Amer. sl.
– ELEVENTY-ELEVEN an indefinitely great number; many …1893 Amer. dial.
– GANG n. a great amount; many …1811 US sl.
– HANKLE a handful, a great deal, a considerable quantity or amount …1694 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– HANTLE a considerable amount or quantity; a good many, a good deal …1692 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– LAC a large number of quantity; very many …c1885 Anglo-Indian
– LACK a large number of quantity; very many; often in the plural …c1885 Anglo-Indian
– LAHK very many; a great deal; often in the plural …M19 Anglo-Indian
– LAST † a huge indefinite number …c1386
– LITTLE MILLION a great many …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– MAIN FEW, A a good many …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– MAMPUS a great number; a crowd …1851 Eng. dial.
– MANY-WHAT † many things …c1200
– MERGINS, MURGENS a great amount or number; many …1952 Amer. dial.
– MERTH plenty, abundance; a great deal …1677 Eng. dial.
– MIDDLING a moderate quantity, a good deal, a good many …1886 Eng. dial.
– MORE THAN YOU CAN SHAKE A STICK AT a great number …Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– MUCHO a great deal …1940s sl., orig. US
– NATION a great deal; a large number or amount; hence, an impressive example …1775 Amer. dial.
– OODLINS a great or large quantity; plenty, many …1886 Amer. dial.
– OOGENS a large quantity; plenty, many …1905 Amer. dial.
– OOGLES a great or large quantity; plenty, many …1969 Amer. dial.
– OOZLES a great or large quantity; plenty, many …1969 Amer. dial.
– PASH a great many, a great number; the fragments produced by a smash …1790 Eng. dial.
– SHEBOODLE a large number; a large and miscellaneous collection of things or people …1966 Amer. dial.
– SHOCKS great numbers, lots, many …1938 Amer. dial.
– SIGHT a large quantity; a great many; a multitude …1390 UK
– TONS a large amount, many …1895 colloq.
– UNTOLDS lots, heaps, many …1987 Aust. sl.
– VAST a large number; a quantity or amount, a great deal …a1779 Sc.
many – phrases
– ENOUGH TO GAG A MAGGOT a great deal of something …1968 Amer. sl.
MANFULLY – adverbs