demeanour demeanour

Definition(s):

  • (n) (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people

Usage(s):

  1. The Actor Clive Owen is an award-winning English actor, known for the idiosyncratic way he has fleshed out his classic good looks and suave British demeanour.
  2. His cannonball head, black moustache and his slab face, his verbal adroitness and imperturbable demeanour were appropriate manifestations of his qualities and skill.

News

  • Review: Max Payne 3 for Mac

    Editor’s Note: The following article is reprinted from Macworld UK . Visit Macworld UK’s blog page for the latest Mac news from across the Atlantic. It’s been a few years since the Max Payne games became available on the Mac, so here’s a quick recap. Max is a former undercover cop whose family were killed by mobsters, leaving him with a seriously broody demeanour, a fondness for booze and pain ...
    on July 14, 2013     Source: Macworld

Quotes

  1. "You cannot but be impressed by his demeanour, his determination, not just his fluency, but his sympathy for the causes he represents," Mr Brown said yesterday.
    on Mar 2, 2009 By: Gordon Brown Source: Times Online

  2. "Ryan Giggs epitomises the word loyalty," United manager Alex Ferguson said. "He signed here as a 14-year old schoolboy and is still with the club 20 years on. Apart from his playing ability he has a fantastic demeanour and is a great role...
    on Oct 16, 2007 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: The Age

  3. "His whole demeanour through that match, the way he addressed our team in the changing room beforehand - he had clearly had heaps of pressure put on by Wales," said Smith. "The way our team was addressed prior to the Wales game took me a...
    on Feb 23, 2009 By: Brian Smith Source: BBC Sport

Word of the Day
subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /