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to the manner born

Definition of to the manner born

  1. :  suited to a particular position, role, or status in a way that seems very natural <He had never been on a boat before, but he walked along the deck as if to the manner born.>



Word by Word Definitions

mannerplay
  1. :  kind, sort

    :  kinds, sorts

    :  a characteristic or customary mode of acting :  custom

bornplay
  1. :  brought forth by or as if by birth

    :  native

    :  having from birth specified qualities


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