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"mannered" in British English

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manneredadjective

uk   /ˈmæn.əd/  us   /-ɚd/ disapproving
A mannered ​style of ​speech or ​behaviour is ​artificial, or ​intended to ​achieve a ​particulareffect: His ​performance as Hamlet was ​criticized for being very mannered.

-manneredsuffix

uk   /-mæn.əd/  us   /-ɚd/
(Definition of mannered from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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manneredadjective

 us   /ˈmæn·ərd/
having ​ways of ​behaving toward ​people: The ​children are well mannered. disapproving A mannered way of ​speaking or ​behaving is one that is ​artificial, or ​intended to ​achieve a ​particulareffect: He ​continued to write, but his mannered ​prose was not well ​received.
(Definition of mannered from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mannered”
in Chinese (Simplified) 矫揉造作的,不自然的,做作的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 矯揉造作的,不自然的,做作的…
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