See also: goodnatured
Alternative forms Edit
- Of or pertaining to an amicable, kindly disposition.
- 1820, [Walter Scott], chapter I, in The Abbot. […], volume I, Edinburgh: […] [James Ballantyne & Co.] for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, […]; and for Archibald Constable and Company, and John Ballantyne, […], →OCLC, page 22:
- “It is singular,” said the Lady, addressing Warden; “the animal is not only so good-natured to all, but so particularly fond of children. […]”
- 1886, Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, translated by H.L. Brækstad, Folk and Fairy Tales, page 181:
- Rasmus was a tall, powerful man, with a weather-beaten, furrowed face of a good-natured expression.
- 1964 August, “Dr. B lights a pre-election fuse”, in Modern Railways, page 76:
- However, the immediate howls of outrage from the industry were in many cases less than good-natured.
of or pertaining to an amicable, kindly disposition