overmannered

adjective
over·​man·​nered | \ ˌō-vər-ˈma-nərd How to pronounce overmannered (audio) \

Definition of overmannered

: having an exceedingly affected style or manner : excessively mannered … the overmannered air of some of these period pieces …— Kitty Empire "… this place, with these overdressed, overmannered women, who ape fine ladies' manners."— Carolyn Wells He had not liked the man, had not liked his coldness, his overdressed, overmannered personality.— Isaac Asimov

First Known Use of overmannered

1847, in the meaning defined above

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“Overmannered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/overmannered. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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