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English definition of “mannered”


adjective     /ˈmæn.əd/ US  /-ɚd/ disapproving
describes a style of speech or behaviour that is artificial , or intended to achieve a particular effect : His performance as Hamlet was criticized for being very mannered.Affected and insincere
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