manner


manner
n.

1) an arrogant, cavalier, imperious, overbearing; awkward; boorish; businesslike; casual, hit-or-miss, offhand, relaxed; charming; cloying; coarse, crude, rude, uncouth; courteous, polite; cursory; debonair; flippant; forthcoming; friendly; gentle, mild; gracious; grand; ingratiating; intriguing; lively; matter-of-fact; obnoxious; polished; pretentious; prim; professional; servile; sheepish; slipshod, sloppy; statesmanlike; stern; suave; sullen, surly; unctuous manner

2) bad; good manners

3) (a doctor's) bedside manner

4) in a certain manner (they behaved in a statesmanlike manner; she was businesslike in her manner; in the grand manner; in an awkward manner; everything was done in a well organized manner)

5) (misc.) to the manner born ('born to an elevated social position'); in a manner of speaking ('as it were'); to mind one's manners ('to behave properly')

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['mænə]
boorish
businesslike
cavalier
cloying
coarse
courteous. polite
cursory
debonair
flippant
forthcoming
good manners
hit-or-miss
imperious. overbearing
ingratiating
intriguing
lively
matter-of-fact
mild
offhand
polished
pretentious
prim
professional
relaxed
rude. uncouth
servile
sheepish
slipshod
sloppy
statesmanlike
stern
suave
sullen
surly
unctuous manner
in a manner of speaking ('as it were')
to mind one's manners ('to behave properly')
(a doctor's) bedside manner
an arrogant
(misc.) to the manner born ('born to an elevated social position')
in a certain manner (they behaved in a statesmanlike manner; she was businesslike in her manner; in the grand manner; in an awkward manner; everything was done in a well organized manner)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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