bedside manner Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “bedside manner” in the English Dictionary

"bedside manner" in British English

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bedside mannernoun [S]

uk   us  
the way in which a ​doctortreatspeople who are ​ill, ​especiallyshowingkind, ​friendly, and ​understandingbehaviour: He has a very good ​bedsidemanner.
(Definition of bedside manner from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bedside mannernoun [U]

 us   /ˈbedˌsɑɪd ˈmæn·ər/
the way a ​doctorbehaves toward ​people being ​treated to make them ​feelcomfortable: He’s a good ​surgeon but he has an ​awful bedside manner.
(Definition of bedside manner from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bedside manner”
in Chinese (Simplified) 医生对病人关心体贴的态度…
in Chinese (Traditional) 醫生對病人關心體貼的態度…
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