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A manchild is negative, deragatory, and incelphobic term for someone who has not reached adult maturity and achieved various life goals.


Someone may be called a “manchild” if he:

  • Hasn't gotten a car
  • Hasn't graduate college
  • Hasn't got a job
  • Stays at home all day
  • Collects children's toys and/or has childish hobbies
  • Lives with his parents
  • Doesn't show initiative
  • Disagrees with a female
  • People pick up after you[1]
  • Talk of children or commitment sparks panic
  • Constant nagging
  • He avoids confrontation


  1. Jill P. Weber Ph.D. (Oct 20, 2015) Having Sex, Wanting Intimacy: 5 Signs You Might Be Dating A Man-Child, Psychology Today

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