Definitions for style

Definitions for (noun) style

Main entry: style

Definition: a slender bristlelike or tubular process

Usage: a cartilaginous style

Main entry: style, stylus

Definition: a pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving

Usage: he drew the design on the stencil with a steel stylus

Main entry: elan, dash, flair, panache, style

Definition: distinctive and stylish elegance

Usage: he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer

Main entry: way, style, manner, fashion, mode

Definition: how something is done or how it happens

Usage: 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

Main entry: style, trend, vogue

Definition: the popular taste at a given time

Usage: leather is the latest vogue; he followed current trends; the 1920s had a style of their own

Main entry: style

Definition: a particular kind (as to appearance)

Usage: this style of shoe is in demand

Main entry: style

Definition: editorial directions to be followed in spelling and punctuation and capitalization and typographical display

Main entry: expressive style, style

Definition: a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period

Usage: all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

Main entry: style

Definition: (botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma

Definitions for (verb) style

Main entry: style

Definition: make consistent with certain rules of style

Usage: style a manuscript

Main entry: title, style

Definition: designate by an identifying term

Usage: They styled their nation `The Confederate States'

Main entry: style

Definition: make consistent with a certain fashion or style

Usage: Style my hair; style the dress

Visual thesaurus for style