Simple Definition of mannerly
: behaving politely while with other people : showing good manners
Full Definition of mannerly
: showing good manners
Examples of mannerly
When he was a child, he was quiet and mannerly.
<a mannerly child is welcome everywhere>
First Known Use of mannerly
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