good-natured good-natured

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having an easygoing and cheerful disposition

Usage(s):

  1. That's why Peter's crusty, good-natured reminiscences have made him the all-time second-most-subscribed-to uploader on YouTube.
  2. His family didn't have high hopes: his grandmother used to call him bholi, an endearment for a good-natured simpleton.
  3. It was a satisfying, and good-natured, rebuke.

News

  1. Testament of honor

    They greet each other with a kiss on the cheek one moment and a good-natured insult the next. Even w ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Hutchinson News

  2. Chasing Fire: Local band gaining attention

    The good-natured banter between members of Chasing Fire, which took place before a recent practice session in the stylish basement of guitarist David Hilton’s home in Blue Springs, is almost as much fun to listen to as the band’s new album, “Is This What You Wanted?”
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Examiner

  3. This Is the End ( 2013 )

    The most popular movies among NYTimes.com readers. The premise of Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s new movie — a foul-mouthed, good-natured “Funny or Die” sketch stretched to feature length and garnished with special effects — is that the apocalypse is here.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "They're great looking, talented and colorful. Now, here's the exciting part, just imagine how cool they'd be in a humorous, good-natured show that depicts them as, you guessed it-superheroes," Lee told Access Hollywood.
    on Oct 29, 2008 By: Stan Lee Source: E! Online

  2. "The talks lasted for 45 minutes in Mr Bush's Sydney hotel today," Mr Rudd said. "We had a wide-ranging good-natured, very open discussion."
    on Sep 4, 2007 By: Kevin Rudd Source: NEWS.com.au

  3. "Ford will probably be remembered _ too generously, I think _ as the man who settled the country down after the `long national nightmare' of Watergate," said Princeton University scholar Sean Wilentz. "He was a modest, good-natured man of...
    on Dec 30, 2006 By: Sean Wilentz Source: Washington Post

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