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Manifest Destiny the nineteenth century belief that justified American imperialistic expansion by asserting that it was the destiny and duty of the United States to expand its territory throughout North America.
manifesto a public statement of principles and intentions, usu. by an organized political group or person.
manifold abundant and varied. [6 definitions]
manikin a little man or person; dwarf. [2 definitions]
Manila the seaport capital of the Philippines. [3 definitions]
Manila hemp a durable fiber of the Philippine plant abaca used for making ropes, paper, clothing, and the like.
Manila paper a sturdy brownish paper, used for envelopes or wrapping, originally made from Manila hemp.
man in the street a common, ordinary man; average citizen (usu. understood to include women).
manioc see cassava.
manipulable able to be manipulated.
manipulate to handle or operate skillfully with the hands. [3 definitions]
manipulation the act of manipulating or the state of being manipulated. [2 definitions]
Manitoba a Canadian province between Ontario and Saskatchewan.
manitou any of numerous supernatural forces or spirits believed by the Algonquian Indians to be deities of nature, having good or evil powers.
mankind the human race; humanity. [2 definitions]
manless combined form of man.
manlike like a male human being.
manly possessing qualities that are considered to be desirable in or befitting a man; masculine.
man-made made or formed by human beings; not natural.
manna the food miraculously dropped to the Israelites during their exodus from Egypt, according to the account in the Old Testament. [3 definitions]
mannequin a model of the human torso or body used to fit or display clothing; dummy. [2 definitions]