Definition of mild-mannered in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmīld ˌmanərd/


(Of a person) gentle and not given to extremes of emotion.
Example sentences
  • And he is on BBC2 in the evenings now, asking his aggressive questions at mild-mannered members of the public.
  • He sounds like a slightly demented five-year-old child, while at the same time looking like anybody's mild-mannered uncle.
  • He's normally mild-mannered, easy-going and a joy to work for.

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Syllabification: mild-man·nered

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