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Definition of "good-tempered" []

  • Having an even temper; not easily irritated. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "good-tempered" in a sentence
  • "It was at once affectionate and unsentimental, satirical and good-tempered, orthodox and highly intelligent."
  • "A big, simple, good-tempered man, slow to anger, who cut his food into tiny pieces and spoke with a slight lisping awkwardness because most of his teeth had been lost to battle or age."
  • "Casson's good-tempered account of the trip in Red Lacquer Days 1956 is contradicted by Ayer's memory of the "dislike which SS Spencer and I quickly came to feel for one another"."