Definition of mannered adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    mannered

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    adjective
    NAmE//ˈmænərd//
     
     
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  1. 1(disapproving) (of behavior, art, writing, etc.) trying to impress people by being formal and not natural synonym affected His prose style is far too mannered and self-conscious. deliberately slow and mannered movements
  2. 2-mannered (in compounds) having the type of manners mentioned a bad-mannered child see also ill-mannered, mild-mannered, well-mannered
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