Being big, tough and strong is an example of being manly.
A manly physique.
He delighted in sport and all manly exercises.
He seemed to her kind, brave, determined, manly, and magnanimous.
The manly voice again interrupted the artillery officer.
This was manly, as the world goes; and yet it was idle, if not desperate.
It is also charged with a robust and manly eloquence and a rare and unsought felicity of language that make it a masterpiece of style.