What does demeanor mean?

Definitions for demeanordɪˈmi nər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word demeanor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. demeanor, demeanour, behavior, behaviour, conduct, deportment(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  1. demeanor(Noun)

    The outward way in which a person behaves, especially towards others.

  2. Origin: demenen, from demener, from demener, from de- + mener + -or, from minare and minārī "to threaten"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Demeanor(verb)

    management; treatment; conduct

  2. Demeanor(verb)

    behavior; deportment; carriage; bearing; mien

  3. Origin: [For demeanure, fr. demean. See Demean, v. t.]

Anagrams for demeanor »

  1. enamored

  2. one-armed

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of demeanor in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of demeanor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vernon Herron:

    A person's attitude or their demeanor is not probable cause to make an arrest.

  2. Sunny Hostin:

    Body language is significant in a case like this. Juries watch everything that is happening from the lawyers to the defendant's demeanor.

  3. Lennon Lacy:

    When I saw him, I just knew automatically he didn't do that to himself, if he was going to harm himself, his demeanor would have changed. His whole routine, everything, his attitude, everything would have changed.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    You'll often meet people who will try to belittle you. You mustn't get discouraged by their derogatory demeanor. The higher you soar, the smaller you'll always appear to those who cannot fly. You keep your spirits high, and continue to soar high in the sky; no matter what others say or do.

  5. Jim Mahoney:

    I was on the tee at Winged Foot, me and a friend of mine, phil got out his driver and was bouncing the ball off the face. Phil looked over to the 17th green and there's a scoreboard. It showed that (Colin) Montgomerie had just double bogeyed the 18th. His whole demeanor changed. But he hits this horrendous slice.

Images & Illustrations of demeanor


Translations for demeanor

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for demeanor »

Translation

Find a translation for the demeanor definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these demeanor definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"demeanor." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 19 Aug. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/demeanor>.

Are we missing a good definition for demeanor? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for demeanor:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.