- The definition of well-behaved is someone who acts in a manner considered acceptable or proper or in accordance with the rules.
An example of well-behaved is a child who listens to his parents and does what he is told.
(comparative better-behaved or more well-behaved, superlative best-behaved or most well-behaved)
- ill behaved
well-behaved - Computer Definition
Refers to programs that do not deviate from a standard. A program that is not well-behaved (ill-behaved) typically bypasses the operating system or some other control program and accesses the hardware directly in order to improve performance.