Definitions for Stylestaɪl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
stylestaɪl(n.; v.)styled, styl•ing.
(n.)a particular type or sort, with reference to form, appearance, or character.
a particular, distinctive, or characteristic mode or manner of acting:
to do things in a grand style.
prevailing fashion, as in dress, esp. approved fashion; smartness:
out of style.
an elegant, fashionable, or luxurious mode of living:
to live in style.
a mode of expressing thought in writing or speaking, esp. as characteristic of a group, person, etc.
a mode or form of design, construction, or execution in any art or work, esp. as characteristic of a person, group, period, etc.:
the baroque style; the Georgian style of architecture.
a distinctive quality of originality, elegance, or flair:
a person with style.
a person's characteristic tastes, attitudes, and mode of behavior:
It's not his style to flatter people.
a descriptive or distinguishing appellation, esp. a legal, official, or recognized title.
Category: Antiquities, Fine Arts
Ref: stylus (defs. 1, 2). 1 2
the gnomon of a sundial.
a method of reckoning time.
Ref: Compare New Style, old style (def. 2). 2
a narrow, cylindrical extension of the pistil that, when present, bears the stigma at its apex.
Zool. a small, pointed process or part.
the rules or customs of spelling, punctuation, and the like, observed by a publisher.
(v.t.)to call by a given title or appellation; designate; name.
to design or arrange in accordance with a given or new style:
to style one's hair.
to bring into conformity with a specific style:
to style a manuscript.
Origin of style:
1250–1300; ME (n.) < L stylus, sp. var. of stilus tool for writing, hence, written composition, style; see stylus
a combining form of
Ref: style (defs. 13, 14). 1 14 1 15; Compare stylo-1. 1
a combining form with the meanings “column,”“having columns (of the kind specified)”: urostyle.
Ref: Compare stylo-2. 2
manner, mode, style, way, fashion(noun)
how something is done or how it happens
"her dignified manner"; "his rapid manner of talking"; "their nomadic mode of existence"; "in the characteristic New York style"; "a lonely way of life"; "in an abrasive fashion"
expressive style, style(noun)
a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
"all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"
a particular kind (as to appearance)
"this style of shoe is in demand"
vogue, trend, style(noun)
the popular taste at a given time
"leather is the latest vogue"; "he followed current trends"; "the 1920s had a style of their own"
(botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma
editorial directions to be followed in spelling and punctuation and capitalization and typographical display
dash, elan, flair, panache, style(noun)
distinctive and stylish elegance
"he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
a pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving
"he drew the design on the stencil with a steel stylus"
a slender bristlelike or tubular process
"a cartilaginous style"
designate by an identifying term
"They styled their nation `The Confederate States'"
make consistent with a certain fashion or style
"Style my hair"; "style the dress"
make consistent with certain rules of style
"style a manuscript"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the way sth is designed or made
the styles that were fashionable then; European-style shoes
a particular way of doing sth
the team's aggressive style of playing; Talking on the phone for hours is not my style.
showing imagination and good taste in dress, design, decoration, etc.
She dresses with great style.; The old cars have real style.
clothes that are in style
to design or shape sth in a particular way
I love the way she styled your hair.
A manner of doing things, especially in a fashionable one.
the stalk that connects the stigma(s) to the ovary in a pistil of a flower.
A traditional or legal term preceding a reference to a person who holds a title or post.
A traditional or legal term used to address a person who holds a title or post.
To create or give a style, fashion or image.
To call or give a name or title.
Origin: From estile (French: style), from stilus.
an instrument used by the ancients in writing on tablets covered with wax, having one of its ends sharp, and the other blunt, and somewhat expanded, for the purpose of making erasures by smoothing the wax
hence, anything resembling the ancient style in shape or use
a pen; an author's pen
a sharp-pointed tool used in engraving; a graver
a kind of blunt-pointed surgical instrument
a long, slender, bristlelike process, as the anal styles of insects
the pin, or gnomon, of a dial, the shadow of which indicates the hour. See Gnomon
the elongated part of a pistil between the ovary and the stigma. See Illust. of Stamen, and of Pistil
mode of expressing thought in language, whether oral or written; especially, such use of language in the expression of thought as exhibits the spirit and faculty of an artist; choice or arrangement of words in discourse; rhetorical expression
mode of presentation, especially in music or any of the fine arts; a characteristic of peculiar mode of developing in idea or accomplishing a result
conformity to a recognized standard; manner which is deemed elegant and appropriate, especially in social demeanor; fashion
mode or phrase by which anything is formally designated; the title; the official designation of any important body; mode of address; as, the style of Majesty
a mode of reckoning time, with regard to the Julian and Gregorian calendars
to entitle; to term, name, or call; to denominate
A style of office, or honorific, is a legal, official, or recognized title. A style, by tradition or law, precedes a reference to a person who holds a post or political office, and is sometimes used to refer to the office itself. An honorific can also be awarded to an individual in a personal capacity. Such styles are particularly associated with monarchies, where they may be used by a wife of an office holder or of a prince of the blood, for the duration of their marriage. They are also almost universally used for presidents in republics and in many countries for members of legislative bodies, higher-ranking judges and senior constitutional office holders. Leading religious figures also have styles.
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. The brogue of the mind. 2. A certain manner or deportment which emanates from those who have neither manner nor deportment. 3. A peculiar and individual manner of doing the unnecessary.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Style' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #908
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Style' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1866
Rank popularity for the word 'Style' in Nouns Frequency: #345
Translations for Style
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a manner or way of doing something, eg writing, speaking, painting, building etc
different styles of architecture; What kind of style are you going to have your hair cut in?; a new hairstyle.
- estiloPortuguese (BR)
- der StilGerman
- stil; -stil; frisureDanish
- ύφος, τεχνοτροπία, στιλGreek
- ढंग, तरीका, रीति, रंग-ढंगHindi
- stil, načinCroatian
- stilius, fasonasLithuanian
- stil; mote, fasongNorwegian
- styl, fasonPolish
- سبک، سټایلPashto
- стиль; манера; фасонRussian
- štýl; účesSlovak
- stil, frisyrSwedish
- üslup, tarz, biçimTurkish
- 風格，式樣Chinese (Trad.)
- стиль; складUkrainian
- طرز یا اسلوبUrdu
- vn phong, phong cách, loạiVietnamese
- 风格，式样Chinese (Simp.)
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