Translation of "deportment" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /dɪˈpɔːt.mənt/ us /dɪˈpɔːrt.mənt/ formal

the way a person walks and stands

to have good/bad deportment
speech and deportment lessons

the way a person behaves

Throughout the ordeal of her husband’s funeral, Mrs Kennedy was a model of deportment (= behaved in a controlled and calm way).

(Translation of “deportment” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)