Origin of mannerly
Related formsman·ner·li·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for mannerly
I liked the way she smiled, and I liked her obedient, mannerly bearing.The Crock of Gold|James Stephens
Mme Maloir, a respectable-looking and mannerly woman, was Nana's old friend, chaperon and companion.
The fiddle was there in the middle, and the harp answering to it; and twelve mannerly women to bring my love to his bed.The Kiltartan Poetry Book|Lady Gregory
Knowing themselves accepted, they lounge—mentally, mannerly, and physically—when at home or elsewhere alone together.
After my tribute to George and his to Mannerly, I am sorry to record that the first three days of the hunt were blank.Sonia Married|Stephen McKenna