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[man-er-lee] /ˈmæn ər li/

having or showing good ; courteous; polite.
with good ; courteously; politely.
well-mannered; polite; courteous
(rare) with good manners; politely; courteously

“well-mannered, seemly, modest,” late 14c., from manner (n.) + -ly (1). As an adverb, “in accord with custom; becomingly” (mid-14c.); later “in accord with good manners” (c.1400). Related: Mannerliness.


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