Behaviour; bearing: he displayed precisely the comportment expected of the rightful king
More example sentences
- YMCA members were not so desperate for social acceptance that they would accept without question those ideas of social behaviour and comportment so benevolently introduced to them by their middle-class patrons.
- It may not be criminal but, at the end of the day, is this the standard of ethical comportment that we expect from our senior public servants?
- Their comportment and appearance are not kooky by any means.
late 16th century: from French comportement, from the verb comporter, from Latin comportare (see comport1).
Definition of comportment in:
- The US English dictionary