man

US /mæn/

UK /mæn/

A1
  • noun
  • Humans in general, including male and female
  • An adult male human being
  • Male who acts in a masculine way; not like a woman
  • verb
  • To control or operate (a machine); be in charge of
  • To operate a machine (a boat, etc.)

Examples

He's a family man who rarely goes out with his friends.

He walked out of court a free man.

In man the brain is highly developed.