Synonyms of man in English:

man


See US English definition of man

See UK English definition of man

See Spanish definition of hombre

noun

1

SYNONYMS
male, adult male, gentleman
informal guy, fellow, gent, mother's son
British informal bloke, chap, geezer, lad
North American informal Joe, dude, bro, hombre
Australian, New Zealand informal digger
South African informal oke, ou, oom
Indian informal admi
Scottish, Irish informal bodach
British informal, dated cove
Scottish archaic carl

2‘all men are mortal’

SYNONYMS
human being, human, person, mortal, individual, personage, soul

3‘the evolution of man’

SYNONYMS
the human race, the human species, Homo sapiens, humankind, humanity, human beings, humans, people, mankind

4‘the men voted to go on strike’

SYNONYMS
worker, workman, labourer, hand, hired hand, employee
workforce, employees, staff, personnel, human resources, manpower, labour

5‘have you met her new man?’

SYNONYMS
boyfriend, partner, husband, spouse, lover, admirer, significant other, fiancé, amour, inamorato
common-law husband, escort, live-in lover, cohabitee
informal other half, better half, toy boy, bf, beau, steady
South African informal jong
dated young man, intended
British informal, dated fancy man
North American informal, dated squeeze
archaic leman

6‘his man brought him a cocktail’

SYNONYMS
manservant, valet, butler, servant, attendant, retainer, gentleman's gentleman
page, footman, flunkey, Jeeves
dated batman
North American houseman

verb

1‘the office is manned from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.’

SYNONYMS
staff, crew, occupy, people

2‘firemen manned the pumps’

SYNONYMS
operate, work, use, utilize

Phrases

    to a man


    SYNONYMS
    with no exceptions, without exception, bar none, one and all, everyone, each and every one, unanimously, as one
    man to man


    SYNONYMS
    frankly, openly, honestly, directly, candidly, plainly, forthrightly, without beating about the bush
    woman to woman
    the man in the street


    SYNONYMS
    an ordinary person, an average person, Mr Average, Mrs Average, John Citizen
    British informal Joe Bloggs, Joe Public, the man on the Clapham omnibus
    North American informal John Doe, Joe Sixpack
    derogatory pleb, plebeian