Definition of 'mannered'
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Milan has always been elegant, fashionable and well mannered. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Much of it seems artificial and mannered. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was unfailingly courteous and beautifully mannered. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was charming and impeccably mannered. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)They were well mannered and sweet. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They can't handle you if you remain well mannered all the time. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Surprisingly heavy, driving guitars lend this otherwise mild mannered comeback track a necessary edge. The Sun (2012) Beautifully mannered, she is able to set clients at ease. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She is well mannered, gentle and calm. The Sun (2012)Many of the expats turn from mild mannered into loud, aggressive monsters. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He had a cheeky way, well mannered and very amicable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He's well mannered and a real gentleman. The Sun (2008)His quirky, mannered vocal style takes getting used to but he has always written melodies to die for. The Sun (2011)This is a production that dispenses entirely with mannered, artificial theatricality and all the clichés of the genre. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There was his flaw on full display: he was reasonable and well mannered when he should have been shouting and screaming. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A gangster tale set during the days of prohibition, it wears its mannered style like concrete boots. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Now, and doubtless then, he was well mannered and charming. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A gangster tale set during Prohibition, it wears its mannered style like concrete boots. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'mannered'
British English: mannered ADJECTIVE
If you describe someone's behaviour or a work of art as mannered, you dislike it because it is elaborate or formal, and therefore seems false or artificial.
...Naomi's mannered voice.
Definition of mannered from the Collins English Dictionary
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