- The state of being man as a human being.
"He feared the speedy decline of all manhood."
- (euphemistic) The male genitalia.
"She spied on him in the shower and glimpsed his manhood."
- The qualities ascribed to manliness; courage; bravery; resolve.
- State of being a man as distinguished from a child or a woman.
"A strapping youth poised on the brink of manhood."
- Men, considered as a group.