well-mannered


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well-man·nered

(wĕl′măn′ərd)
adj.
Polite; courteous.

well-mannered

adj (well mannered when postpositive)
having good manners; courteous; polite

well′-man′nered



adj.
polite; courteous.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.well-mannered - of good upbringing
refined - (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel; "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste"
2.well-mannered - socially correct in behaviorwell-mannered - socially correct in behavior  
polite - showing regard for others in manners, speech, behavior, etc.

well-mannered

adjective polite, civil, mannerly, gentlemanly, gracious, respectful, courteous, genteel, well-bred, ladylike She is a well-mannered, polite child.

well-mannered

adjective
Characterized by good manners:
Translations

well-mannered

[ˌwelˈmænəd] ADJeducado, cortés

well-mannered

[ˌwɛlˈmænəd] adj (person) → beneducato/a; (remark) → cortese

well2

(wel) comparative better (ˈbetə) : superlative best (best) adjective
1. healthy. I don't feel very / at all well; She doesn't look very well; She's been ill but she's quite well now.
2. in a satisfactory state or condition. All is well now.
adverb
1. in a good, correct, successful, suitable etc way. He's done well to become a millionaire at thirty; She plays the piano well; Mother and baby are both doing well; How well did he do in the exam?
2. with good reason; with justice. You may well look ashamed – that was a cruel thing to do; You can't very well refuse to go.
3. with approval or praise. He speaks well of you.
4. used (with eg damn, ~jolly etc) for emphasis. You can jolly well do it yourself!
5. thoroughly. Examine the car well before you buy it.
6. to a great or considerable extent. He is well over fifty.
interjection
1. used to express surprise etc. Well! I'd never have believed it!
2. used when re-starting a conversation, starting an explanation etc. Do you remember John Watson? Well, he's become a teacher.
well-
1. in a good, satisfactory etc way etc, as in well-behaved.
2. very much, as in well-known.
ˌwell-beˈhaved adjective
behaving correctly. well-behaved children.
ˌwell-ˈbeing noun
welfare. She is always very concerned about her mother's well-being.
ˌwell-ˈbred adjective
(of a person) having good manners.
ˌwell-ˈbuilt adjective
muscular; having a strong, handsome figure.
ˌwell-ˈdone adjective
(of meat) cooked until there is no blood in it; (of food) cooked for a long time.
ˌwell-ˈearned adjective
thoroughly deserved. a well-earned rest.
ˌwell-ˈeducated adjective
educated to a good standard.
ˌwell-ˈfed adjective
correctly and sufficiently fed.
ˌwell-ˈgroomed adjective
of smart, tidy appearance.
ˌwell-inˈformed adjective
having or showing a thorough knowledge. a well-informed person/essay.
ˌwell-ˈknown adjective
familiar or famous. a well-known TV personality.
ˌwell-ˈmade adjective
a well-made table.
ˌwell-ˈmannered adjective
polite.
ˌwell-ˈoff adjective
1. rich. He is very well-off; a well-off young lady.
2. fortunate. You do not know when you are well off.
ˌwell-ˈread (-ˈred) adjective
having read many books etc; intelligent.
ˌwell-ˈspoken adjective
(of a person) speaking with a pleasing voice, in a grammatically correct way etc.
ˌwell-to-ˈdo adjective
having enough money to live comfortably.
ˌwell-wisher noun
a person who wishes one success etc.
as well
in addition; too. If you will go, I'll go as well.
as well as
in addition to. She works in a restaurant in the evenings as well as doing a full-time job during the day.
be just as well
to be fortunate; to be no cause for regret. It's just as well (that) you didn't go – the meeting was cancelled.
be as well to
to be advisable or sensible. It would be as well to go by train – the roads are flooded.
very well
fine, okay. Have you finished? Very well, you may go now.
well done!
used in congratulating a person. I hear you won the competition. Well done!
well enough
fairly, but not particularly, well.
well up in
knowing a great deal about. He's very well up in financial matters.
References in classic literature ?
He was considerably heavier, but he was well-mannered, and wore a green uniform, which he had by right of birth; he said, moreover, that he belonged to a very ancient Egyptian family, and that in the house where he then was, he was thought much of.
And I can tell ye it is a downright pleasure to handle an animal like this, well-bred, well-mannered, well-cared-for; bless ye!
A GRIEVING father has paid a glowing tribute to his "quiet and well-mannered" son who was shot in a pub car park.
Deirdre McDonogh, Greenacres Day Centre organiser, said: "The children were polite, well-mannered and very interested in their guests.
Tributes have been paid to 16-year-old Sarah Goldman, who was described as a 'lovely, bright, intelligent and well-mannered' pupil.
RAWALPINDI -- National Highway and Motorway Police (NH and MP) Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Ashfaq Ahmed Monday said NH and MP was a well-mannered and disciplined force at par with international standard.
Renowned for firm disciplines, well-mannered students, pleasant environment and an attentive set of teachers and a principle, Wat Bo Primary School in Siem Reap provincial city has made its name throughout the Kingdom and beyond.
By SARAH PROBERT Executive Editor sarah.probert@reachplc.com A "POLITE and well-mannered" teenager who was caged for murdering an innocent man as he walked home from a night out lost an appeal against his sentence.
CTO said the wardens should behave politely by giving the impression of a well-mannered and disciplined warden force.
The well-mannered conduct with commuters, courtesy and indiscriminate enforcement of law would be ensured to enhance the image of NH and MP, he added.
Summary: Long-time KT staffers remember Rukhia as a well-mannered, cheerful and friendly person
For over three decades, Moreno volunteered as style arbiter and coach to the candidates, transforming them into poised and well-mannered representatives of the country.