Definition of 'manner'
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It does not win matches but shows impeccable manners. The Sun (2016)Where good manners are spontaneous and jolly;? Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's just good behaviour and good manners. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One: he or she had appalling table manners. Times, Sunday Times (2016)THREE in four motorists are worried driverless cars will end good road manners, research shows. The Sun (2016)I think good manners are dwindling from road users generally: motorist, pedestrian and cyclist. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How could one so pure have stooped from her decorous and noble manner of bearing! North and South (1855)With style and impeccable manners he did all these things plus many more. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What happened to our famed good manners and that precious sense of fair play? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Not in that customary confrontational manner of his. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Arsenal will not be expecting to be rushed in that manner again. The Sun (2009)And some of his problems were brought on by his brusque manner. Christianity Today (2000)And yet these good manners keep people at a distance. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His manner was well suited to broadcasting. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You have been well trained in polite table manners. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There is also the manner of his death. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Your friend showed bad manners in rearranging your seating plan. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There was something about their manner which was disturbing. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And yet this bike had impeccable manners. The Sun (2006)What is really important is her style and manners. The Sun (2009)The lie is the basic building block of good manners. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He almost behaved in his customary cantankerous manner. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You could go out and get lashed and behave in an appalling manner without anyone really caring or taking your photograph. The Sun (2010)His comfortable upbringing and magic carpet ride to the top have left him with a charming, affable manner. The Sun (2012)If we play again in the manner we did against City we'll definitely do that. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'manner'
British English: manner /ˈmænə/ NOUN
The manner in which you do something is the way that you do it.
She smiled in a friendly manner.
- American English: manner
- Arabic: سُلُوك
- Brazilian Portuguese: maneira
- Chinese: 举止
- Croatian: način
- Czech: způsob
- Danish: måde
- Dutch: manier
- European Spanish: manera
- Finnish: tapa tyyli
- French: manière
- German: Art
- Greek: τρόπος
- Italian: maniera
- Japanese: 方法
- Korean: 방식
- Norwegian: måte
- Polish: sposób
- European Portuguese: maneira
- Romanian: mod
- Russian: способ
- Spanish: manera
- Swedish: sätt
- Thai: ลักษณะท่าทาง
- Turkish: tavır
- Ukrainian: манера
- Vietnamese: cách thức
Definition of manner from the Collins English Dictionary
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