Super manly man antique items that would not suit ill in any type of accommodation. Mostly found in man caves, bachelor pads or any room that is designated as 'lost' in the eyes of the (possible) wife/cohabiting partner. Mantiques can appear in the form of globe bars, a knight's suit of armor, old stuff made from leather, old typewriters/camera's (preferably cased in leather), a bronze bull, a military lantern/or bell and dead trophy animals in any form or shape.
Sir 1: "You Sir, have an excellent taste in mantiques! Jolly good."
Sir 2: "Thank you lad, let's drink some whisky and smoke a cigar. Let me get my smoking jacket."
An antique or collectible that appeals mainly to men, such as old fishing rods & lures, pin-up calendars, tools, toy cars, etc.
man + antique = mantique
When that antique dealer from Chicago stopped at our antique mall on his way home from Brimfield, he stocked up on mantiques for his shop.
of the antique industry
that caters specifically to men, with merchandise such as railroad
, and shaving memorabilia
, old pin-up
s, knives, weapon
s, GI Joe
s, toy guns, and cars. A play on words, combining man
a mantique is an older man who is still extremely attractive. Another version would be the grantique
, who is an extremely old man, who is still cute.
Liam Neeson is an excellent example of a mantique.
Any new pice of furniture designed to look like an older antique piece.
I'm distressing this dresser. Now it's a mantique.
A Gay Man that increases in worth as he matures. Similar to 'Antique' but with an 'M'... Variations of the definition specify attraction as the increase of worth, some say wealth, and some say 'they just get better with age (perge!!)'
Some may say:
'Elton John is a Mantique'
1.Sadlers favorite store
2.over priced clothes
Sadler hid in the vent of MANTIQUE for 1% off!
sadler stole the clothes from the manikins at mantique