6 letter word starting with man

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
manned imp. & past participle of Man
manace noun & verb Same as Menace.
manage noun The handling or government of anything, but esp. of a horse; management; administration. See Manege., To have under control and direction; to conduct; to guide; to administer; to treat; to handle., Hence: Esp., to guide by careful or delicate treatment; to wield with address; to make subservient by artful conduct; to bring around cunningly to one’s plans., To train in the manege, as a horse; to exercise in graceful or artful action., To treat with care; to husband., To bring about; to contrive., To direct affairs; to carry on business or affairs; to administer.
manche noun A sleeve.
manchu adjective Of or pertaining to Manchuria or its inhabitants., A native or inhabitant of Manchuria; also, the language spoken by the Manchus.
mancus noun An old Anglo Saxon coin both of gold and silver, and of variously estimated values. The silver mancus was equal to about one shilling of modern English money.
mander verb t. & i. See Maunder.
mandil noun A loose outer garment worn the 16th and 17th centuries.
manege noun Art of horsemanship, or of training horses., A school for teaching horsemanship, and for training horses.
manful adjective Showing manliness, or manly spirit; hence, brave, courageous, resolute, noble.
mangan noun See Mangonel.
manger noun A trough or open box in which fodder is placed for horses or cattle to eat., The fore part of the deck, having a bulkhead athwart ships high enough to prevent water which enters the hawse holes from running over it.
mangle verb t. To cut or bruise with repeated blows or strokes, making a ragged or torn wound, or covering with wounds; to tear in cutting; to cut in a bungling manner; to lacerate; to mutilate., To mutilate or injure, in making, doing, or pertaining; as, to mangle a piece of music or a recitation., A machine for smoothing linen or cotton cloth, as sheets, tablecloths, napkins, and clothing, by roller pressure., To smooth with a mangle, as damp linen or cloth.
mangue noun The kusimanse.
maniac adjective Raving with madness; raging with disordered intellect; affected with mania; mad., A raving lunatic; a madman.
manila adjective Alt. of Manilla
manioc noun The tropical plants (Manihot utilissima, and M. Aipi), from which cassava and tapioca are prepared; also, cassava.
manito noun Alt. of Manitu
manitu noun A name given by tribes of American Indians to a great spirit, whether good or evil, or to any object of worship.
manner noun Mode of action; way of performing or effecting anything; method; style; form; fashion., Characteristic mode of acting, conducting, carrying one’s self, or the like; bearing; habitual style., Customary method of acting; habit., Carriage; behavior; deportment; also, becoming behavior; well-bred carriage and address., The style of writing or thought of an author; characteristic peculiarity of an artist., Certain degree or measure; as, it is in a manner done already., Sort; kind; style; — in this application sometimes having the sense of a plural, sorts or kinds.
manred noun Alt. of Manrent
mantel noun The finish around a fireplace, covering the chimney-breast in front and sometimes on both sides; especially, a shelf above the fireplace, and its supports.
mantic adjective Of or pertaining to divination, or to the condition of one inspired, or supposed to be inspired, by a deity; prophetic.
mantis noun Any one of numerous species of voracious orthopterous insects of the genus Mantis, and allied genera. They are remarkable for their slender grotesque forms, and for holding their stout anterior legs in a manner suggesting hands folded in prayer. The common American species is M. Carolina.
mantle noun A loose garment to be worn over other garments; an enveloping robe; a cloak. Hence, figuratively, a covering or concealing envelope., Same as Mantling., The external fold, or folds, of the soft, exterior membrane of the body of a mollusk. It usually forms a cavity inclosing the gills. See Illusts. of Buccinum, and Byssus., Any free, outer membrane., The back of a bird together with the folded wings., A mantel. See Mantel., The outer wall and casing of a blast furnace, above the hearth., A penstock for a water wheel., To cover or envelop, as with a mantle; to cloak; to hide; to disguise., To unfold and spread out the wings, like a mantle; — said of hawks. Also used figuratively., To spread out; — said of wings., To spread over the surface as a covering; to overspread; as, the scum mantled on the pool., To gather, assume, or take on, a covering, as froth, scum, etc.
mantra noun A prayer; an invocation; a religious formula; a charm.
mantua noun A superior kind of rich silk formerly exported from Mantua in Italy., A woman’s cloak or mantle; also, a woman’s gown.
manual adjective Of or pertaining to the hand; done or made by the hand; as, manual labor; the king’s sign manual., A small book, such as may be carried in the hand, or conveniently handled; a handbook; specifically, the service book of the Roman Catholic Church., A keyboard of an organ or harmonium for the fingers, as distinguished from the pedals; a clavier, or set of keys., A prescribed exercise in the systematic handing of a weapon; as, the manual of arms; the manual of the sword; the manual of the piece (cannon, mortar, etc.).
manure verb t. To cultivate by manual labor; to till; hence, to develop by culture., To apply manure to; to enrich, as land, by the application of a fertilizing substance., Any matter which makes land productive; a fertilizing substance, as the contents of stables and barnyards, dung, decaying animal or vegetable substances, etc.
manway noun A small passageway, as in a mine, that a man may pass through.