one's own man


one's own man
idi one's own man, free from restrictions or influences; independent

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • one's own man — phrasal free from interference or control ; independent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • one's own man — phrasal : free from interference or control : independent …   Useful english dictionary

  • To be one's own man — Man Man (m[a^]n), n.; pl. {Men} (m[e^]n). [AS. mann, man, monn, mon; akin to OS., D., & OHG. man, G. mann, Icel. ma[eth]r, for mannr, Dan. Mand, Sw. man, Goth. manna, Skr. manu, manus, and perh. to Skr. man to think, and E. mind. [root]104. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • be one's own man — phrasal : to have command of oneself : not to be subject to another the college president must be his own man Harold Taylor * * * be one s own man To be independent, not answerable to anyone else • • • Main Entry: ↑man * * * be one s own man (or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • be one's own man (or woman) — act independently. → own …   English new terms dictionary

  • be one's own man — ► be one s own man (or woman) act independently. Main Entry: ↑own …   English terms dictionary

  • be one's own man — be independent, be autonomous, be one s own master …   English contemporary dictionary

  • man after one's own heart — person similar to oneself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • be one's own woman — ► be one s own man (or woman) act independently. Main Entry: ↑own …   English terms dictionary

  • be one's own master — be independent, be autonomous, be one s own man …   English contemporary dictionary