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A man friend is someone that you are talking to and hooking up with but are still in between stages of being friends and/or boyfriend and girlfriend
"Today my man friend and I were discussing if we wanted to take our relationship to the next level."
by b!gr3d January 08, 2010
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A man who is somewhere between a friend and a boyfriend. This can be a temporary state from which he will eventually become a boyfriend or a permanent state of more than friendship. Even if you have only hooked up with him once, if you have crossed that line, he's a man-friend.
That guy you keep trying to convince people is not your boyfriend: he's your man-friend.
by Marissa Carol April 30, 2006
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A male significant other that possesses a higher level of maturity than the typical "boyfriend". It is usually a term used by women that have very high standards in a relationship and do not have the patience to tolerate immature bullshit.
"Is Julie still dating whats-his-face?"
"Nah dude, she upgraded to a Manfriend."

"Wow that is one classy fellow....definitely Manfriend material."
by jkulaga February 09, 2010
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A guy you are not dateing and is not your boyfriend but is more then just a friend. You both act like you're in a relationship but it is not official.
"are they dateing?"
"no thats manfriend"

"who's that guy she's with?"
"That's her new manfriend"
by Unicorn of the sea February 01, 2011
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A more mature version of a boyfriend. This term is occasionally used as a pickup line by males to emphasize their maturity.
Oh, so you got a boyfriend? Well, call me up if you ever want a MANFRIEND.
by Fr. Q April 27, 2008
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The group of men who vie for the attention of a single woman by not actively pursuing her. They are often friends themselves or co-workers etc. who claim equal stake in the possibility that they can form a more substantial relationship. Man-Friends serve different functions for the women they seek, from simple companionship to the completion of chores or providing emotional support.

Man-friends are often in denial of their passive pursuit of their 'friends'. Man-Friends can be obstacles to the women's prospective mates and have been known to sabotage their attempts at other relationships. Single men in pursuit of a woman with man-friends are often put off by their presence. Man-friend status is usually something to avoid in developing a new relationship.

The term man-friends does not describe the friends of a man or the gay male friends a woman has.
I decided not to pursue that girl from the club, she was hanging out with, like, 6 man-friends.

"Things are great with Sally, but tomorrow we go to the game with her 'man-friend' Jeff!!! We will have to see how that goes..."

"I have really become fond of Ann, but I think I am just a 'man-friend'."

"You should have seen it coming, man. She had you slotted as a 'man-friend' from the start."

"I got my 'man-friend' coming over to mow the lawn today, I think I will ask him to change the porch light as well."
by Dirt Biike May 11, 2008
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the mature term of referring to a significant other who is of the male sex.
I'm not looking for a boy, i don't want a boyfriend.
i need me a 'MAN friend'.
by Mikatron May 02, 2007
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