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mannerly (adj.)

"seemly, modest," late 14c. (a sense now obsolete); "well-mannered, polite, showing good manners," 1520s; from manner (n.) + -ly (1). As an adverb, "in accord with custom; becomingly" (mid-14c.); later "in accord with good manners" (c. 1400). Related: Mannerliness.

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Definitions of mannerly

mannerly (adj.)
socially correct in behavior;
Synonyms: well-mannered
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