- ADJ-GRADEDSomeone who is well-mannered is polite and has good manners.
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well-mannered — adjective polite: a quiet well mannered child ─ opposite ILL MANNERED, IMPOLITE … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
well-mannered — adj talking and behaving in a polite way ▪ a well mannered child … Dictionary of contemporary English
Well-mannered — Well man nered, a. Polite; well bred; complaisant; courteous. Dryden. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
well-mannered — index civil (polite) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
well-mannered — [wel′man′ərd] adj. having or showing good manners; polite; courteous … English World dictionary
well mannered — ▶ adjective POLITE, courteous, civil, mannerly, genteel, decorous, respectful, refined, polished, civilized, urbane, well bred. * * * ˌwell ˈmannered f49 [well mannered] adjective (formal) having good manners … Useful english dictionary
well-mannered — adjective polite and having very good manners (manner (3)): the perfect well mannered host opposite illmannered … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
well-mannered — adjective Having good manners; polite, courteous and socially correct; conforming to standards of good behaviour. A well mannered gentleman always allows others first. Syn: well … Wiktionary
well-mannered — UK / US adjective polite a quiet well mannered child … English dictionary
well-mannered — /ˈwɛl mænəd / (say wel manuhd) adjective polite; courteous. Also, (especially in predicative use), well mannered /wɛl ˈmænəd/ (say wel manuhd) … Australian English dictionary