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adjective as in having good manners

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Their phones do work, and are operated by a disarmingly well-mannered host or hostess.

As a well-mannered gentleman, he let her go in front of him and speak first.

She was a smiling, confident girl, well-mannered but by no means shy.

In one corner: the patrician, privileged, well-mannered 35-year-old Quayle.

The trio of exceedingly well-mannered, well-heeled young men were brought upstairs, and they were interviewed separately.

They would starve on the skin of the Scotch men and are too well-mannered to attack that of the Scotch ladies.

Nancy made good her promise, and Newport society threw wide its doors to the good-looking and well-mannered visitor.

De Gollyer, approaching at last the great question, assumed an air of concentrated firmness, tempered with well-mannered delicacy.

M. d'Ablaincourt was an egotist; but, at the same time, a well-bred, a well-mannered egotist.

She was a well-mannered, commonplace Frenchwoman, rather colourless and uninteresting.


On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to well-mannered, such as: affable, considerate, cordial, courteous, gentlemanly, and gracious.

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