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man·hood

manhood

 
pronunciation:
maen hUd
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part of speech: noun
definition: the condition of being an adult male.
When he reached manhood, his parents bought him a car.
similar words:
adulthood, majority
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The word manhood contains the following part:
-hood Old English noun-forming suffix that means 1. state, condition; 2.the whole group of