Definition of mild-mannered in English:

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mild-mannered

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adjective

(Of a person) gentle and not given to extremes of emotion: karate was introduced into Japan by a mild-mannered Okinawan schoolmaster
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  • 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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