— man·ner·li·ness noun
— mannerly adverb
Examples of MANNERLY
- When he was a child, he was quiet and mannerly.
- <a mannerly child is welcome everywhere>
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Related to MANNERLY
- civil, courteous, genteel, gracious, polite, well-bred
- discourteous, ill-bred, ill-mannered, impolite, inconsiderate, mannerless, rude, thoughtless, uncivil, ungenteel, ungracious, unmannered, unmannerly
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