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Origin of mannered
OTHER WORDS FROM mannerednon·man·nered, adjectiveo·ver·man·nered, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for mannered
The mild-mannered Missourian had never been elected president.How the Truman Doctrine transformed America’s role in the world|A.J. Baime|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
Shuster: “I was mild-mannered, wore glasses, was very shy with women.”Superman Is Jewish: The Hebrew Roots of America's Greatest Superhero|Rich Goldstein|August 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their phones do work, and are operated by a disarmingly well-mannered host or hostess.Inside London’s Hottest Celebrity Haunt—But How Long Will Chiltern Firehouse Burn?|Lizzie Crocker|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is a mild-mannered and generous guy, not the kind of person prone to fits of pique or rage.We Lost Soldiers in the Hunt for Bergdahl, a Guy Who Walked Off in the Dead of Night|Nathan Bradley Bethea|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Rails” and “lacerate,” two other words swiftly elected for pillory, were classic Tejpal, overblown, mannered, theatrical.
Where Kate is mild-mannered and middle-class, Cressy, 24, is a wild, blue-blooded aristocrat with bohemian heritage.Dissecting Cressida Bonas's Style: How Prince Harry's Girl Dresses|Tom Sykes|October 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I cannot say how this affected others, but to me it seemed hardly more ill-mannered than impolitic.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
He was a mild-mannered man, tall, rather pale, with refined features and a low-toned pleasant voice.
We learned this in conversation with a sweet-faced, quiet-mannered lady who had all the Quaker characteristics.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
Every action of the doctor had been noted, and information of it conveyed to the quiet-mannered man in pince-nez.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux
They would starve on the skin of the Scotch men and are too well-mannered to attack that of the Scotch ladies.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell