[ man-erd ]
/ ˈmæn ərd /


having manners as specified (usually used in combination): ill-mannered people.
having distinctive mannerisms; affected: a mannered walk.

Origin of mannered

First recorded in 1350–1400, mannered is from the Middle English word manered. See manner1, -ed3

Related forms

non·man·nered, adjectiveo·ver·man·nered, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for mannered


/ (ˈmænəd) /


having idiosyncrasies or mannerisms; affectedmannered gestures
of or having mannerisms of style, as in art or literature
(in combination) having manners as specifiedill-mannered

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