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Definition of Manner

  • Mode of action; way of performing or effecting anything; method; style; form; fashion.
  • Characteristic mode of acting, conducting, carrying one's self, or the like; bearing; habitual style.
  • Customary method of acting; habit.
  • Carriage; behavior; deportment; also, becoming behavior; well-bred carriage and address; as, mind your manners!.
  • The style of writing or thought of an author; characteristic peculiarity of an artist.
  • Certain degree or measure; as, it is in a manner done already.
  • 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.
  • a way of acting or behaving
  • how something is done or how it happens
  • a kind

How to use manner in a sentence. Manner pronunciation.

Demonstration was discouraged, if not forbidden, among the Quakers, and if, to others, it gave a cold and austere manner, in David it tempered to a warm stillness the powerful impulses in him, the rivers of feeling which sometimes roared through his veins.
Into Nahoum's mind there flashed the words of an Arab teacher, "There is no refuge from God but God Himself," and he found himself blindly wondering, even as he felt Kaid's hand upon his beard and listened to the honeyed words, what manner of death was now preparing for him, and what death of his own contriving should intervene.
His manner had not been bravado.
It was as natural to him as David's manner was to himself.
I may sit in the court-yard and hear the singers, may listen to the tale-tellers by the light of the moon; I may hear the tales of Al-Raschid chanted by one whose tongue never falters, and whose voice is like music; after the manner of the East I may give bread and meat to the poor at sunset; I may call the dancers to the feast.
Then, with a sudden change of manner, he added: "But thou hast a Christianity the like of which I have never seen.
If he has done after the manner of all others in power here, the fault is in the system, not in the man alone.
What manner of man was this?
There was submission, but no cringing or servility in his manner.
Their manner would not have indicated that they were weighing matters of life and death, of treason and infamy, of massacre and national shame.
It seems clear that the publication and distribution of these books was a feature in the activities of the Societies for Reformation of Manners.
The anonymous 'Account of the Progress of the Reformation of Manners' (13th ed., 1705) boasted that the Societies had enlarged their design by causing books to be written which aimed at "laying open to the World the outragious Disorders and execrable Impieties of our most Scandalous Play-Houses, with the fatal Effects of them to the Nation in general, and the manifest Sin and Danger of particular Persons frequenting of them" (p. 2).
Defoe's 'Review' (III, no. 93, for August 3, 1706) pointed out that thousands of Collier's books had been distributed at the church doors by the Societies for Reformation of Manners and the founders of the Charity Schools.
It must be again remembred, that the detestable lewd Expressions contained in the abovementioned Plays, which seem to be the most pernicious part of our Comedies, are not here recited, least they should debauch the Minds and corrupt the Manners of the Reader, and do the same Mischief, in some degree, as they do in the greatest when used upon the Stage, tho' mentioned with never so great Indignation.
Lastly, Can Persons frequent the Play-Houses, after the outragious Impieties of them, and the fatal Effects of their going to them, are in so full and advantageous a manner laid open to the World, without a greater Aggravation of their Guilt? FINIS.
We frequently selected the trout we wanted, and rested the bait patiently and persistently on the end of his nose at a depth of eighty feet, but he would only shake it off with an annoyed manner, and shift his position.
Then this keen-eyed person appeared to me to be "taking my measure"; but I dismissed the suspicion when he spoke, for his manner was full of guileless candor and truthfulness.
The United States was too much accustomed to employing dollar-and-a-half thieves in all manner of official capacities to regard his explanation of the voucher as having any foundation in fact.
So that he had no manner of doubt but that this was the very Person she pretended to be.
And likewise to offer him his assistance, to recover his Losses; but being in the dark he was altogether a Stranger to the Place, that he could give 'em no manner of Directions, so that it was but like seeking a Needle in a Bottle of Hay.

Examples of Manner

Example #1
Only Nahoum Pasha had noticed his arrested look, so motionless did he sit; and now, without replying, he bowed gravely and deferentially to Kaid, who rose from the table.
Example #2
He would not have dwelt upon the incident, he would have set it down to the curiosity of a woman of the harem, but that the face looking out was that of an English girl, and peering over her shoulder was the dark, handsome face of an Egyptian or a Turk. Self-control was the habit of his life, the training of his faith, and, as a rule, his face gave little evidence of inner excitement.
Example #3
Escape, he knew, there was none, if his death was determined on; for spies were everywhere, and slaves in the pay of Kaid were everywhere, and such as were not could be bought or compelled, even if he took refuge in the house of a foreign consul.
Example #4
How often in Egypt this gesture and such words were the prelude to assassination, from which there was no escape save by death itself.
Example #5
It was as natural to him as David's manner was to himself.
Example #6
Outside the room his face did not change.