Definition and Meanings for manners

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Part of Speech of manners


Etymology of manners

oe. manere, f. mani, from of. manier, adj., manual, skillful, handy, fr. (assumed) ll. manarius, for l. manuarius belonging to the hand, fr. manus the hand. see manual a corruption of to be taken in the mainor. see mainor

Meaning of manners

as noun

  • 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.
  • No antonyms for manners

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