Definition of man crush in English:

man crush


  • 1An intense and typically non-sexual liking or admiration felt by one man for another.

    ‘the actor confesses to having a man crush on Clooney’
    • ‘If it weren't for his whistling, we'd have a bit of a man crush on this Swiss bloke.’
    • ‘Nick harbored a major man crush on the successful and sophisticated Russell.’
    • ‘If his writing is anything to go by, it looks like the actor has a huge man crush on Ryan Gosling.’
    • ‘Andrew and I had the most interesting discussion about man crushes on footballers.’
    • ‘I know he's fine with my man crush on him because he told me it was okay.’
    • ‘Just for the record, there is nothing wrong with having a man crush and I do have one for Paul Rudd and George Clooney.’
    • ‘I tweeted out this morning that I've got a man crush on him.’
    • ‘The actor may also hope to be in a show alongside Leonardo DiCaprio as he has a "man crush" on the Hollywood legend.’
    • ‘He's the one who wanted me to invite him; I think he has a man crush on him or something.’
    • ‘I really have a major man crush for Fernando Torres.’
    1. 1.1 A man who is the object of another's intense liking or admiration.
      ‘he is my new man crush in the league’
      • ‘He said in one of the interviews that you're his man crush.’
      • ‘He is my new man crush in the league.’
      • ‘This guy is my ultimate man crush.’
      • ‘You are pretty much everyone's man crush right now, thanks in huge part to your promotion of your new film.’
      • ‘He has admitted that David Beckham is his man crush.’
      • ‘Asked who his man crush is, he said: "Leonardo DiCaprio. I think he's captivating."’
      • ‘He is my irrational man crush for 2014.’
      • ‘He is cheating on his man crush.’
      • ‘If I were to have a man crush, Owen would be it!’
      • ‘George Clooney was his first man crush.’