man

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noun
1 male person
ADJECTIVE
elderly, middle-aged, old, older, young

a little old man

a middle-aged, balding man

grown

Although he is a grown man, everyone treats him like a boy.

40-year-old, etc.
attractive, good-looking, handsome
ugly
short, tall
lanky, thin, wiry
fat, portly, stocky, stout
big, burly, heavy-set (esp. AmE), muscular, well-built

I was helped by two burly men with tattoos.

little

a nice little man

black, white
dark, dark-haired, fair-haired, light-haired (esp. AmE)
bearded
bald, balding
blind
cloaked, hooded, masked, suited, uniformed
well-dressed
naked
armed, unarmed
able-bodied
sick, wounded
dead, drowning, dying
homeless
intelligent, wise
educated
great

Several people made speeches in honour/honor of the great man.

brave
charming, fine, good, kind, nice
honest
honourable/honorable
proud
quiet, soft-spoken (esp. AmE)
macho, manly
bad, horrible

What a horrible man!

arrogant
mysterious, strange
hard, violent
drunken
married, single
family

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

bisexual, gay, heterosexual, homosexual, straight
professional
lucky

He was a lucky man to have found such a partner.

poor
rich, wealthy
betting, gambling

I've never been a gambling man.

self-made

He was a self-made man who raised himself from poverty to success.

right-hand

He found success hard to come by after losing his right-hand man.

leading (= the most important male part)

George Clooney's first role as leading man

innocent
free

He walked out of court a free man.

wanted (= sought by the police)

Vincente is a wanted man back in his own country.

condemned
2 human beings
ADJECTIVE
early, prehistoric, primitive
Stone Age, etc.
Neanderthal, etc.
fellow

How could a human torture his fellow man?

PREPOSITION
in man

In man the brain is highly developed.

PHRASES
known to man

the most poisonous substance known to man

man's inhumanity to man

It's a powerful indictment of the horrors of war and man's inhumanity to man.

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verb
Man is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑volunteer
Man is used with these nouns as the object: ↑barricade, ↑checkpoint, ↑desk, ↑gun, ↑lifeboat, ↑stall, ↑stand, ↑switchboard

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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