-behaved


-behaved
[[t]-bɪhe͟ɪvd[/t]]
COMB in ADJ-GRADED
-behaved combines with adverbs such as `well' or `badly' to form adjectives that describe people's or animals' behaviour.

It is even more important that your horse is well-behaved in traffic...

My grandchildren are so badly behaved that I can't bear to have them in the house.


English dictionary. 2008.