Definition of good-natured in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɡo͝odˈnāCHərd/


Kind, friendly, and patient: everyone was very good-natured about my comments there was plenty of good-natured banter
More example sentences
  • She was a good-natured, kind and pleasant person and a most helpful neighbour who will be missed by all who knew her.
  • Oddly, it isn't included on this debut album though its good-natured whimsy would have chimed well with these songs.
  • Amiable, good-natured and good fun, this is a highly promising feature debut from Simon Pegg.



Pronunciation: /ˈɡo͝od ˈˌnāCHərdlē/
Example sentences
  • With that, he turned good-naturedly to his schoolmate.
  • Friends who live far apart geographically were brought together to good-naturedly discuss mutual interests or angrily denounce differing tastes.
  • Jamie Robinson is an expert skipper who, with the help of ship's mate Toby, good-naturedly fuses guests into a surprisingly competent crew.

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Syllabification: good-na·tured

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