[ dih-mee-ner ]
See synonyms for demeanor on
  1. conduct; behavior; deportment.

  2. facial appearance; mien.

Origin of demeanor

First recorded in 1425–75, demeanor is from the late Middle English word demenure.See demean2, -or1
  • Also especially British, de·mean·our .

Other words for demeanor Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use demeanor in a sentence

  • But at that moment fully a score of men filed into the office, all of them with set faces and indignant demeanors.