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manner ‎(plural manners)
Mode of action; way of performing or effecting anything; method; style; form; fashion.
Characteristic mode of acting, conducting, carrying one's self; bearing; habitual style. His natural manner makes him seem like the boss.‎
Customary method of acting; habit. These people have strange manners.‎
Carriage; behavior; deportment; also, becoming behavior; well-bred carriage and address.
The style of writing or thought of an author; characteristic peculiarity of an artist.
Certain degree or measure. It is in a manner done already.‎
Sort; kind; style. All manner of persons participate.‎
Standards of conduct cultured and product of mind.
Corruption of mainor, in the phrase "with the manner" i.e. in the very act, red handed.

Etymology: From Anglo-Norman manere, from Old French maniere, from Vulgar Latin *manāria, from feminine of Latin manuarius ‎(“ belonging to the hand ” ), from manus ‎(“ hand ” )

Example Sentences Including 'manner'

  • In a manner of speaking. What manner of speaking?
  • The manner of it is, I was taken with the manner.
  • In what manner? In the worst manner a woman can be assaulted.
  • Well, in a manner of speaking, squire, in a manner of speaking.
  • I appreciate your help, but your bedside manner needs work. Bedside manner?
  • In this manner you will- - In this manner you will reach beyond yourself.
  • In nature, killing is done in the manner of animals, not in the manner of humans.
  • Hero was in this manner accused, in this very manner refused, and upon this grief suddenly died.
  • All that easy manner and apparent friendliness.
  • Well, comrades, will catch an orderly manner.
  • The Founders held all manner of superstition.


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