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[goo d-tem-perd]
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  1. good-natured; amiable.
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Origin of good-tempered

First recorded in 1760–70
Related formsgood-tem·pered·ly, adverbgood-tem·pered·ness, noun
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Related Words for good-tempered

affable, agreeable, amicable, attractive, benign, breezy, charming, cheerful, complaisant, congenial, cool, cordial, cozy, delightful, easy, engaging, friendly, genial, good-humored, good-natured

Examples from the Web for good-tempered

Historical Examples of good-tempered

  • And he, who was usually so good-tempered and gentle, was convulsed with grief and anger.

    Doctor Pascal

    Emile Zola

  • He was a very rich man, and was considered by the neighbours to be good-tempered.

    The Fairchild Family

    Mary Martha Sherwood

  • Would n't it be hard for a good-tempered, easy-going fellow?

  • But I always say, it is so easy for people of small means to be good-tempered.

  • Pacific Knowles and good-tempered Davis had come to blows over it.

British Dictionary definitions for good-tempered


  1. of a kindly and generous disposition
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