mannerNounmanner (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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