Definition of man page in English:

man page


  • A document forming part of the documentation of a computer system.

    • ‘Check out the man page for exact information on the syntax.’
    • ‘In some distributions, the man page for this function may be missing.’
    • ‘Please see the man page for details.’
    • ‘The man page sums this up nicely: ‘Nothing is sent to the system log.’’
    • ‘A complete description of these functions is provided in the appropriate man page, so they are presented here only briefly.’


Short for manual page.