NounStyle (plural Styles)
- A manner of doing things, especially in a fashionable one.
- (botany) the stalk that connects the stigma(s) to the ovary in a pistil of a flower.
- A traditional or legal term preceding a reference to a person who holds a title or post.
- A traditional or legal term used to address a person who holds a title or post.
- To create or give a style, fashion or image.
- To call or give a name or title.
- 1811, Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility, chapter 10
- Marianne’s preserver, as Margaret, with more elegance than precision, stiled [sic] Willoughby, called at the cottage early the next morning to make his personal inquiries.
- 1811, Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility, chapter 10
Adjectives for Style
slenderizing; tailored; frilly; florid; artificial; dashing; architectural; concise; effective; halting; figurative; extra-colloquial; episodical; anithetical; correct; pleasing all-pervading; comprehensible; heathenish slovenly; fantastic; grotesque; balanced conservative; honorable; latinized; showy; literary; satirical; classic; unsurpassed; impeccable; authentic; complimentary; trim; genuine; sparkling; alert; distinctive; advance; permanent; commanding; behavioristic; friendly; clear; baronial; polished; brilliant; admirable; rushing; secular; barbaric; lucid; unacademic; dapper; legitimate; single; expensive; established; important; gigantic; swagger; magniloquent pianoforte; loving; conventional; vigorous monumental; captivating; pungent; simple habitual; inherited; arrogant; offensive flamboyant; browbeating; ceremonious; limited; piquant; epistolary; representative soft; journalistic; swashbuckling; engaging dramatic; unambiguous; elegant; ambitious burial; peculiar; learned; elevated; cataloguing; quiet; incongruous; inoffensive; handsome; fitted; architectural; sleek-fitting; youthful; decent; becoming; pointed; pathetic; superior; interesting; cryptic; ostentatious; stilted; nervous; lucid; epigrammatic; forcible; inimitable; laminated; logical; bald; imperial; reprehensible; thrill-provoking; metrical; dissimilar; typical; sonorous; conceivable; didactic; historic; successive (pi); rebellious; prose; puny; damnatory; native; patriarchal; exclamatory; unequaled; poetic; fine; wrought; singular; dazzling; appropriate; favored.
Verbs for Style
acclaim—; adopt—; affect—; approve—; breed—; burlesque—; characterize—; cling to—; cloak—; coarsen—; conceive—; con¬form to—; couch—; cramp—; cultivate—; design—; develop—; distinguish—; distort —; elaborate—; fabricate—; fashion—; fix —; flag—; formulate—; introduce—; lack —; mar—; mature—; model—; modify—; mold—; polish—; popularize—; purify—; refine—; ridicule—; satirize—; set—; strain —; study—; —bears; —s decree; —discrim¬inates; —embraces; —expresses; —glittert —indicates; —lends charm; —palls; —takes your fancy; —varies.
Adverbs for Style
smartly; individually; spectacularly; exquisitely; casually; correctly; euphemistically; universally.
Bauhaus, Byzantine, Corinthian, Dadaism, Doric, Egyptian, English, Fauvism, French, German, Gothic, Gothicism, Greco-Roman, Greek, Greek Revival, Ionic, Italian, MO, Moorish, Persian, Platonic form, Platonic idea, Renaissance, Roman, Romanesque, Spanish, Tuscan, ability, abstract expressionism, abstractionism, academic, action, action painting, actions, activity, acts, address, adeptness, adroitness, aesthetic form, affectation, affinity, air, airmanship, algorithm, androecium, angle, anther, apparel, appellation, appellative, approach, archetype, area, arrange, array, art form, art nouveau, artfulness, artisanship, artistry, aspect, attack, attire, background, background detail, bag, baptize, baroque, bearing, bedizenment, behavior, behavior pattern, behavioral norm, behavioral science, bent, bias, bilge, binomen, binomial name, blain, bleb, blister, blob, blood, bon ton, boss, bow, brand, bravura, breed, brilliance, bubble, build, bulb, bulge, bulla, bump, bunch, burin, burl, button, byword, cachet, cahot, call, calyx, capability, capacity, carpel, carriage, cast, category, character, characteristic, characterize, chic, chine, chosen kind, christen, clan, classicalism, classicism, cleverness, cloisonnism, clothes, clothing, clump, cognomen, color, coloring, comfort, command, command of language, competence, complexion, comportment, conceive, conceptual art, conduct, condyle, configuration, conformation, constructivism, control, convention, conventionalism, convex, coordination, corolla, corolla tube, corona, cosmopolitanism, costume, couch, couch in terms, course, craft, craftsmanship, craze, cryptonym, cubism, culture pattern, cunning, cup of tea, custom, cut, dash, decorative composition, decorative style, define, deftness, demeanor, denominate, denomination, deportment, description, design, designate, designation, detail, dexterity, dexterousness, dextrousness, diction, die, diplomacy, do, doing, doings, dowel, drapery, dress, dressing, druthers, dub, duds, ear, early renaissance, earth art, effect, efficiency, eidolon, elan, elegance, elementarism, embody in words, empty title, engraving tool, entitle, epicalyx, epithet, eponym, etching ball, etching ground, etching needle, etching point, euonym, exaggeration, existentialism, expertise, express, expression of ideas, expressionism, facet, facility, fad, fancy, fashion, fashionableness, fatigues, favor, feather, feathers, feature, feeling for words, field, fig, figuration, figure, finesse, flair, flange, flap, foil, folkway, foreground detail, form, form of speech, format, formation, formularize, formulate, forte, frame, free abstraction, futurism, gall, garb, garments, gear, genre, genus, gestalt, gestures, give expression to, give words to, gnarl, goings-on, grace, grace of expression, grain, grandiloquence, graver, grip, guise, gynoecium, habiliment, habit, hallucinatory painting, handiness, handle, haute couture, high fashion, hill, honorific, horsemanship, hump, hunch, hyponym, idealism, identify, idiosyncrasy, ilk, image, imago, impression, impressionism, in style, inclination, inflation, ingeniousness, ingenuity, inner form, intaglio, international, intimism, intuitionism, investiture, investment, jog, joggle, kidney, kin, kind, kinetic art, knob, knot, know-how, knur, knurl, label, language, latest thing, layout, leaning, light, likeness, line, line of action, lineaments, linear chromatism, linen, lines, lip, literary style, long suit, look, loop, lot, lump, luxury, main interest, maintien, make, makeup, manner, manner of speaking, manner of working, mannerism, manners, mark, marksmanship, mastership, mastery, matrix, matter painting, means, medieval, megasporophyll, method, methodology, methods, metier, microsporophyll, mien, minimal art, modality, mode, mode of expression, mode of operation, mode of procedure, model, modern, modernism, modus operandi, modus vivendi, mold, mole, moniker, mood, motif, motions, mountain, movement, movements, moves, mysticism, name, namesake, national style, naturalism, nature, needle, neoclassicism, neoconcrete art, neoconstructivism, nevus, nickname, nomen, nomen nudum, nominate, nonobjectivism, nuagism, nub, nubbin, nubble, number, observable behavior, op art, opulence, order, ornamental motif, panache, papilloma, paragraph, partiality, particular choice, pattern, peculiarity, peg, pencil, perianth, period, period style, personal choice, personal style, persuasion, pet subject, petal, phase, phasis, photomontage, phrase, phraseology, phrasing, phylum, pistil, poetic realism, poetic tachism, point, pointillism, poise, polish, port, pose, postexpressionism, posture, practical ability, practice, praxis, predilection, predisposition, preference, preimpressionism, prejudice, prepossession, presence, present, prevailing taste, primitivism, procedure, proceeding, process, proclivity, proficiency, proper name, proper noun, proper thing, prototype, prowess, punch, purism, pursuit, put, put in words, quality, quickness, quietistic painting, race, rage, rags, raiment, readiness, realism, receptacle, reference, refinement, regard, repeated figure, representationalism, representationism, resource, resourcefulness, respect, rhetoric, rhetorize, rib, ridge, ring, ritziness, robes, rocker, romanticism, routine, savoir-faire, savvy, school, scientific name, scorper, seal, seamanship, secret name, seeming, semblance, sense of language, set, set out, setting, shape, shoulder, side, significant form, simulacrum, skill, skillfulness, slant, smartness, social science, sophistication, sort, specialism, speciality, specialization, specialty, species, specify, spine, spirit, splendor, sportswear, stamen, stamp, state, stigma, strain, stream of fashion, stripe, strong point, structure, stud, stylish, stylishness, stylistic analysis, stylistics, suprematism, surrealism, swim, symbolism, synchromism, synthesism, system, tab, tachism, tack, tact, tactfulness, tactics, tag, tailor, taste, tastefulness, tautonym, technical brilliance, technical mastery, technical skill, technicality, technique, tendency, tenor, term, the drill, the grand style, the how, the like of, the likes of, the plain style, the sublime, the way of, theme, thing, threads, timing, title, togs, toilette, tone, torus, total effect, touch, traditionalism, trait, treatment, trend, tribe, trick, trim, trinomen, trinomial name, tubercle, tubercule, turn, twig, twist, type, unism, variety, vein, verruca, vesicle, vestment, vesture, view, viewpoint, virtuosity, vocabulary, vocation, vogue, vorticism, wale, wart, way, way of life, ways, weakness, wear, wearing apparel, welt, wise, wit, wizardry, word, wording, workmanship
Style m. (plural Styles)
From Latin stilus.