style  

  • Pronunciation of style: S T AY1 L (staɪl)

  • Number of syllables of style: 1

  • Pronunciation Video of style

  • Definition of style

    • (n): a slender bristlelike or tubular process; "a cartilaginous style"  
    • (n): a pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving; "he drew the design on the stencil with a steel stylus"  
    • (n): distinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"  
    • (n): how something is done or how it happens; "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"  
    • (n): the popular taste at a given time; "leather is the latest vogue"; "he followed current trends"; "the 1920s had a style of their own"  
    • (n): a particular kind (as to appearance); "this style of shoe is in demand"  
    • (n): editorial directions to be followed in spelling and punctuation and capitalization and typographical display  
    • (n): 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; "all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"  
    • (n): (botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma  
    • (v): make consistent with certain rules of style; "style a manuscript"  
    • (v): designate by an identifying term; "They styled their nation `The Confederate States''"  
    • (v): make consistent with a certain fashion or style; "Style my hair"; "style the dress"  
  • Examples of style

    • Veterans vanquish Brent in fine style.  
    • Varying style may avoid monotony.  
    • Dag style isn't by necessity slovenly.  
    • For each style of salutation there is an accompanying style of valediction.  
    • A functionalist style pervades the house.  
    • The style in question is the impersonal concrete box modernist style.  
    • For each style of salutation, there is an accompanying style of valediction.  
    • Her style is a bit showy.  
    • Dag style isn't necessarily slovenly.  
    • The other style of embroidery is the Banjara style, popularised in Sandur.  

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