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mild-mannered (comparative more mild-mannered, superlative most mild-mannered)

  1. calm, gentle, moderate and unexcitable in attitude
    • 2023 August 23, Malcolm Holmes tells Paul Stephen, “A mission to develop GCR's legacy”, in RAIL, number 990, page 38:
      That's because, having left behind his senior position on the national network at the West Midlands Rail Executive in mid-March [] , the energetic but mild-mannered Holmes has brought a distinctly forward-looking agenda to the Leicestershire heritage operation he now leads.

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