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man·nered

 (măn′ərd)
adj.
1. Having manners of a specific kind: ill-mannered children.
2.
a. Having or showing a certain manner: a mild-mannered supervisor.
b. Artificial or affected: mannered speech.
3. Of, relating to, or exhibiting mannerisms.

mannered

(ˈmænəd)
adj
1. having idiosyncrasies or mannerisms; affected: mannered gestures.
2. (Art Terms) of or having mannerisms of style, as in art or literature
3. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) of or having mannerisms of style, as in art or literature
4. (in combination) having manners as specified: ill-mannered.

man•nered

(ˈmæn ərd)

adj.
1. having manners of a specified kind (usu. used in combination): ill-mannered.
2. having distinctive mannerisms; affected: a mannered walk.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mannered - having unnatural mannerismsmannered - having unnatural mannerisms; "brief, mannered and unlifelike idiom"
affected, unnatural - speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression

mannered

adjective affected, put-on, posed, artificial, pseudo (informal), pretentious, stilted, arty-farty (informal) If you are too careful, the results can look mannered.
real, natural, genuine, sincere, honest, unaffected, unpretentious

mannered

adjective
Artificially genteel:
Informal: la-di-da.
Translations

mannered

[ˈmænəd] ADJ
1. (= affected) [style] → amanerado
2. (= camp) → cursi

mannered

adj
(= affected, fussy) style, work of art, gesturesmanieriert; friendliness, subservience etcbetont, prononciert (geh)
(with adv) to be well-/ill-/impeccably manneredgute/schlechte/tadellose Manieren haben; a well-/ill-/impeccably mannered manein Mann mit guten/schlechten/tadellosen Manieren

mannered

[ˈmænəd] adjaffettato/a
References in classic literature ?
Had Phoebe been coarse in feature, shaped clumsily, of a harsh voice, and uncouthly mannered, she might have been rich with all good gifts, beneath this unfortunate exterior, and still, so long as she wore the guise of woman, she would have shocked Clifford, and depressed him by her lack of beauty.
He didn't ever have to tell anybody to mind their manners -- everybody was always good- mannered where he was.
She's well- mannered, too; she didn't ask for anything, and was thankful for whatever she got.
And that is saying a great deal; for after all, the British peasantry are the best taught, best mannered, most self- respecting of any in Europe: since those days I have seen paysannes and Bauerinnen; and the best of them seemed to me ignorant, coarse, and besotted, compared with my Morton girls.
There were enough young men of as good estates, and there were a vast many of no estates at all, ready and willing to take their chances in the "cutting up" of "old Monson," but there were few who were as agreeable, as well mannered, as handsome, or who had seen as much of the world, as Betts Shoreham.
Still, this mildest- mannered man that ever was, had not complained.
That bell that you carry is not, believe me, any order of merit, but on the contrary a mark of disgrace, a public notice to all men to avoid you as an ill mannered dog.
Owning no slaves, they were not rated among "the best people" of their neighborhood; but they were honest persons of good education, fairly well mannered and as respectable as any family could be if uncredentialed by personal dominion over the sons and daughters of Ham.
A milder and better mannered song hath never been heard within these walls," cried another.
I will say the years, the passionate, bitter years, of restraint, the iron, admirably mannered restraint at every moment, in a never-failing perfect correctness of speech, glances, movements, smiles, gestures, establishing for her a high reputation, an impressive record of success in her sphere.
UCL said Abdulmutallab, who was a full time student with the department from 2005 until 2008, was "well mannered, quietly spoken, polite and able".
And it's a pity, although not a surprise, that Terry doesn't put in an appearance because Laura's description of him - "He was well mannered.