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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

A man is an adult male human.

  • Depending on the context Man and its irregular Germanic plural Men may be used irrespective of age, or as an opposite to boy (in its normal sense restricted to male minors) only for adult men.
  • The same word can also be used irrespective of sex, especially in scientific and poetic language; see Man (word) for etymology:
    • Homo (genus), humans and their close relatives considered as a genus
    • Human, humans considered as a species
    • Human resources, as in the verbal expression to man
  • First man or woman, found in mythical traditions of human origins
  • The Man, derisive slang phrase used to describe higher authority






  • Man (Middle-earth) in the writings of J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Man (journal) (1901–94), continued by The Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute
  • Man (unit), an ancient Arabic and Persian unit of mass, used until the 20th century
  • Man or Men, chess piece(s)
  • Man Group plc is a financial services company
  • Man page, one of the collection of manual pages of commands, functions, or files on Unix and Unix-like operating systems
  • Man O Man, a television gameshow series
  • Man United and Man City short for Manchester United and Manchester City

Man and in some cases Men may refer to:

  • In Celtic mythology, the sea god Manannan



  • MAN SE (Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg), a Munich-based German engineering and manufacturing company best known for its buses and heavy trucks.
  • Marea Adunare Naţională, the Great National Assembly in Communist Romania
  • Metropolitan area network, large computer networks usually spanning a campus or a city


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