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mannerly

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adjective man·ner·ly \ˈma-nər-lē\

Simple Definition of mannerly

  • : behaving politely while with other people : showing good manners

Full Definition of mannerly

  1. :  showing good manners

man·ner·li·ness noun
mannerly adverb

Examples of mannerly

  1. When he was a child, he was quiet and mannerly.

  2. <a mannerly child is welcome everywhere>



Circa 1529

First Known Use of mannerly

circa 1529



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