What does manner mean?

Definitions for manner
ˈmæn ərman·ner

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. manner, mode, style, way, fashionnoun

    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"

  2. manner, personal mannernoun

    a way of acting or behaving

  3. mannernoun

    a kind

    "what manner of man are you?"

GCIDE

  1. Mannernoun

    Sort; kind; style; -- in this application sometimes having the sense of a plural, sorts or kinds; as, all manners of people came to the rally.

    Etymology: [OE. manere, F. manire, from OF. manier, adj., manual, skillful, handy, fr. (assumed) LL. manarius, for L. manuarius belonging to the hand, fr. manus the hand. See Manual.]

Wiktionary

  1. mannernoun

    Mode of action; way of performing or effecting anything; method; style; form; fashion.

    The treacherous manner of his mournful death. - Shakespeare

    Etymology: From manere, from maniere, from *manaria, from feminine of manuarius, from manus

  2. mannernoun

    Characteristic mode of acting, conducting, carrying one's self; bearing; habitual style.

    His natural manner makes him seem like the boss.

    Etymology: From manere, from maniere, from *manaria, from feminine of manuarius, from manus

  3. mannernoun

    Customary method of acting; habit.

    These people have strange manners.

    Etymology: From manere, from maniere, from *manaria, from feminine of manuarius, from manus

  4. mannernoun

    Carriage; behavior; deportment; also, becoming behavior; well-bred carriage and address.

    Etymology: From manere, from maniere, from *manaria, from feminine of manuarius, from manus

  5. mannernoun

    The style of writing or thought of an author; characteristic peculiarity of an artist.

    Etymology: From manere, from maniere, from *manaria, from feminine of manuarius, from manus

  6. mannernoun

    Certain degree or measure; as, it is in a manner done already.

    Etymology: From manere, from maniere, from *manaria, from feminine of manuarius, from manus

  7. mannernoun

    Sort; kind; style

    All manner of persons participate.

    Etymology: From manere, from maniere, from *manaria, from feminine of manuarius, from manus

  8. mannernoun

    standards of conduct cultured and product of mind.

    Etymology: From manere, from maniere, from *manaria, from feminine of manuarius, from manus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mannernoun

    mode of action; way of performing or effecting anything; method; style; form; fashion

    Etymology: [OE. manere, F. manire, from OF. manier, adj., manual, skillful, handy, fr. (assumed) LL. manarius, for L. manuarius belonging to the hand, fr. manus the hand. See Manual.]

  2. Mannernoun

    characteristic mode of acting, conducting, carrying one's self, or the like; bearing; habitual style

    Etymology: [OE. manere, F. manire, from OF. manier, adj., manual, skillful, handy, fr. (assumed) LL. manarius, for L. manuarius belonging to the hand, fr. manus the hand. See Manual.]

  3. Mannernoun

    customary method of acting; habit

    Etymology: [OE. manere, F. manire, from OF. manier, adj., manual, skillful, handy, fr. (assumed) LL. manarius, for L. manuarius belonging to the hand, fr. manus the hand. See Manual.]

  4. Mannernoun

    carriage; behavior; deportment; also, becoming behavior; well-bred carriage and address

    Etymology: [OE. manere, F. manire, from OF. manier, adj., manual, skillful, handy, fr. (assumed) LL. manarius, for L. manuarius belonging to the hand, fr. manus the hand. See Manual.]

  5. Mannernoun

    the style of writing or thought of an author; characteristic peculiarity of an artist

    Etymology: [OE. manere, F. manire, from OF. manier, adj., manual, skillful, handy, fr. (assumed) LL. manarius, for L. manuarius belonging to the hand, fr. manus the hand. See Manual.]

  6. Mannernoun

    certain degree or measure; as, it is in a manner done already

    Etymology: [OE. manere, F. manire, from OF. manier, adj., manual, skillful, handy, fr. (assumed) LL. manarius, for L. manuarius belonging to the hand, fr. manus the hand. See Manual.]

  7. Mannernoun

    sort; kind; style; -- in this application sometimes having the sense of a plural, sorts or kinds

    Etymology: [OE. manere, F. manire, from OF. manier, adj., manual, skillful, handy, fr. (assumed) LL. manarius, for L. manuarius belonging to the hand, fr. manus the hand. See Manual.]

Freebase

  1. Manner

    Manner is a line of confectionery from the Austrian conglomerate, Josef Manner & Comp AG. The corporation, founded in 1890, produces a wide assortment of confectionery products. These include wafers, long-life confectionery, chocolate-based confectionery, sweets, cocoa and a variety of seasonal products. The company's best-known product are the "Neapolitan wafers", introduced in 1898. They are sold in blocks of ten 47 x 17 x 17 mm hazelnut-cream filled wafers. The hazelnuts were originally imported from the Naples region in Italy, hence the name. The basic recipe has remained unchanged to this day. The company logo is a picture of St Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna. This dates back to the 1890s, when Josef Manner opened his first shop right next to the Cathedral. There is an agreement between the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vienna and the Manner Company whereby the latter is allowed the use of the logo in return for paying the wages of one stonemason doing repair work on the Cathedral.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Manner

    man′ėr, n. the way in which anything is done: method: fashion: personal style of acting or bearing one's self: habit: custom: style of writing or of thought: sort: style: (pl.) morals: good behaviour: character: respectful deportment.—adj. Mann′ered, having manners (esp. in compounds, as well- or ill-mannered): affected with mannerism: artificial: stilted.—ns. Mann′erism, a constant sameness of manner: a marked peculiarity of style or manner, esp. in literary composition: manner or style becoming wearisome by its sameness; Mann′erist, one addicted to mannerism.—adj. Manneris′tic.—adv. Manneris′tically.—n. Mann′erliness.—adj. Mann′erly, showing good manners: well-behaved: complaisant: not rude.—adv. with good manners: civilly: respectfully: without rudeness.—By no manner of means, under no circumstances whatever; In a manner, to a certain degree; In, or With, the manner (B.), in the very act; Make one's manners, to salute a person on meeting by a bow, courtesy, &c.; Shark's manners, rapacity; To the manner born, accustomed to something from birth. [Fr. manièremain—L. manus, the hand.]

Editors Contribution

  1. manner

    A way of behaving.

    The children had a beautiful manner and behaved so calmly around people.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 19, 2020  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'manner' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1658

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'manner' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3865

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'manner' in Nouns Frequency: #684

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of manner in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of manner in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of manner in a Sentence

  1. Ivo Markovic:

    Our politicians are hopelessly unable to hear and understand Pope Francis; they can only instrumentalize faith and God in the manner they have done so since the beginning.

  2. Steve Vladeck:

    These cases had been closely watched by everyone with financial interests in Puerto Rico because of the potential implications of a ruling that the oversight board Congress created in response to the financial crisis was unconstitutionally created -- and the massive uncertainty such a decision could have caused for all manner of contracts, investments, and debts, by upholding the board's composition, the Supreme Court today has taken the air out of challenges to the board -- such that its work can proceed apace.

  3. Alberto Esquenazi:

    ReWalk was intended from the beginning for individuals with complete paralysis with spinal cord injuries. It was expanded to patients with incomplete injury, meaning they may have some movement but are profoundly weak, and patients with other disease presented in a similar manner, such as MS.

  4. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    Even the most ignorant fool can teach us something about life; particularly in temperament and manner.

  5. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    When in disagreement, do not employ a vulgar, defaming or callow response; in the absence of logic, respond in a refined manner; word choice and tone always matter.

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