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Origin of good-natured
OTHER WORDS FROM good-naturedgood-na·tured·ly, adverbgood-na·tured·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for good-natured
Often those jokes were along the lines of long, good-natured comedic stories.
He had to prove that Fallon's reign isn't a fluke, that late night really can be a home for the affable and good-natured.Seth Meyers Gets Off to a Rocky Start on 'Late Night'|Kevin Fallon|February 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I offered him my hand in congratulation, and he seized and shook it like the good-natured fool he was—or pretended to be.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her good-natured frustration—but frustration nonetheless—is understandable.Kate Upton, Mila Kunis: Enough With the YouTube Prom Proposals|Kevin Fallon|March 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
My good-natured sister was holding my father's hand, happily taking it all in.
He is a good-natured, easy-going man of middle age, and usually surrounded by a troop of children, his own and all the neighbors'.The Unwritten Literature of the Hopi|Hattie Greene Lockett
A good-natured brakeman picked her up and lifted her to the rear platform of the last car as it drew out.Seven Miles to Arden|Ruth Sawyer
I suspected what was going on, but she didn't; having dimples makes people so soft and good-natured.My Friend the Chauffeur|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
But Miss Sutton, with the good-natured and indomitable aggression of her genius, set this supposition at rest.IT and Other Stories|Gouverneur Morris
The Italian profited by this advantage, nodded familiarly with a good-natured and knowing smile, and proceeded.The Headsman|James Fenimore Cooper