: having good manners : polite
a well-mannered child

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Recent Examples on the Web The Hondas and the Colt grouped tightly just a whisker back of the VW, all feeling steady and well-mannered despite terrifying combinations of cornering speed, surface roughness, and unweighting. Kevin Smith, Car and Driver, 4 Mar. 2023

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“Well-mannered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-mannered. Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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