Definition of Mild-mannered

1. Adjective. Behaving in or having a mild or gentle manner.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mild-mannered

milady
milage
milages
milameline
milarite
milatuzumab
milbemycin
milbemycins
milch
milch cow
milch cows
milcher
milchig
milchy
mild
mild-mannered (current term)
mild ale
mild and bitter
mild foetal bradycardia
mild mercurial ointment
mild silver protein
mild steel
milded
milden
mildened
mildening
mildens
milder
mildest
mildew

Literary usage of Mild-mannered

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1. Word Savvy: Integrated Vocabulary, Spelling & Word Study, Grades 3-6 by Max Brand (2004)
"mild-mannered makes its way into our classroom conversations as we discuss ... When Sydney stops and asks the meaning of mild-mannered, I am seeing results. ..."

2. The Best Short Stories of ... and the Yearbook of the American Short Story edited by Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien (1918)
"A mild-mannered youth with no chin, upon hearing this, edged away. ... Suddenly with scarlet face the mild-mannered youth moved up his camp-stool to her ..."

3. Caseine: Being Rural Meditations by Joseph Fitzgerald (1869)
"He was as mild-mannered a man as you would meet in a day's walk, ... I could imagine the same mild-mannered man referring, even in gray hairs and bowed- ..."

4. Life and Times of William E. Gladstone: An Account of His Ancestry and by John Clark Ridpath (1898)
"Now it was that Conservatism must try its hand at some mild-mannered ... It was a mild-mannered and easy-going sort of reform in which there was as little ..."

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