Definition of she-man in English:

she-man

noun

  • 1In Hebrew or biblical contexts: a woman.

  • 2A man who embodies characteristics conventionally considered to be feminine; an unmanly or effeminate man. Also occasionally: a gay man; a transvestite.

  • 3A woman who embodies characteristics conventionally considered to be masculine.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From she + man.

Pronunciation

she-man

/ˈʃiːman/