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good-tempered

[ good-tem-perd ]
/ ˈgʊdˈtɛm pərd /
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adjective

good-natured; amiable.

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Origin of good-tempered

First recorded in 1760–70

OTHER WORDS FROM good-tempered

good-tem·pered·ly, adverbgood-tem·pered·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for good-tempered

good-tempered

adjective

of a kindly and generous disposition
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