demeanour : Definition, Usages, News and More

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

  • 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.
  • His cannonball head, black moustache and his slab face, his verbal adroitness and imperturbable demeanour were appropriate manifestations of his qualities and skill.
  • The millionaire's young bride is decked out in the sort of jewelry normally seen only in a royal portrait, but her hesitant demeanour suggests a demure bourgeois virgin, with none .
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    July 14, 2013 - Macworld

  • Gordon Brown in Times Online
    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.
  • Sir Alex Ferguson in The Age
    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...
  • Brian Smith in BBC Sport
    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...

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