Definition of Mannerly

1. Adjective. Socially correct in behavior.

Exact synonyms: Well-mannered
Similar to: Polite
Derivative terms: Manner



Definition of Mannerly

1. a. Showing good manners; civil; respectful; complaisant.

2. adv. With good manners.

Definition of Mannerly

1. Adjective. polite, having good manners ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mannerly

1. polite [adj] - See also: polite

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mannerly

mannered
mannerism
mannerisms
mannerist
manneristic
mannerists
mannerization
mannerize
mannerized
mannerizes
mannerizing
mannerless
mannerlessness
mannerliness
mannerlinesses
mannerly (current term)
mannerpunk
manners
mannich bases
mannide
mannies
mannikin
mannikins
manning
mannish
mannishly
mannishness
mannishnesses
mannitan
mannitate

Literary usage of Mannerly

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Primer: Language Reader Series by Franklin Thomas Baker, George Rice Carpenter, Julie T. Dulon (1909)
"They behave mannerly at table. Do you behave mannerly at table? A child should always say what's true, And speak when he is spoken • to, And behave mannerly ..."

2. The Royal Academy of Arts: A Complete Dictionary of Contributors and Their ...by Algernon Graves by Algernon Graves (1905)
"... Eyre, ARA—continued. mannerly act of drinking his health, etc." 1863. 359 Brick Court, Middle Temple, April, 1774. " On the morning of Monday, ..."

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