verb (used without object), be·haved, be·hav·ing.
verb (used with object), be·haved, be·hav·ing.
Related formsun·be·hav·ing, adjectivewell-be·haved, adjective
Examples from the Web for well-behaved
On the other hand, there is, in fact, a glut of perfectly healthy and well-behaved dogs and cats that need homes.
Their challenge is to find purpose and a voice, beyond being the well-behaved baubles expected of them.
It seems to have started with Kathryn Skaggs who, according to the title of her blog, is “A Well-Behaved Mormon Woman.”
If you decide to take as allies only well-behaved liberal democracies, you will not get very much done in the world.
With Jake's well-behaved Texas background, it seemed like he and Tenley were the perfect match.
This absurd affair would ruin his reputation of a sensible, well-behaved, promising young officer.A Set of Six|Joseph Conrad
Schriften was quiet and well-behaved; talked much with Amine, but with nobody else.The Phantom Ship|Frederick Marryat
All having promised to be serious and well-behaved, Madame de Moncar approached the old man.
Ellis continued, as at first, one of the most quiet, well-behaved men in the ship.The Ferryman of Brill|William H. G. Kingston
Boarding was not very convenient, even with a quiet, well-behaved cat but with her it was a dreadful experience.Daisy|Miranda Eliot Swan