Style is expressing yourself through what you wear.
- Style is defined as a particular of doing or saying something, or refers to a unique form of clothing or way of arranging your appearance.
- An example of style is the method by which you learn.
- An example of style is speaking formally.
- An example of style is the way a person expresses themselves using what they are wearing.
- Style means to form or arrange something in a particular way.
An example of style is when you blow dry and curl your hair.
- a sharp, slender, pointed instrument used by the ancients in writing on wax tablets
- any of several devices, etc. similar in shape or use; specif.,
- Obs. a pen
- an etching needle
- an engraving tool
- the pointer on a dial, chart, etc.
- the gnomon of a sundial
- Bot. the slender, stalklike part of a carpel between the stigma and the ovary
- Zool. a small, pointed projection or bristlelike process, as on some insects
- manner or mode of expression in language, as distinct from the ideas expressed; way of using words to express thoughts
- specific or characteristic manner of expression, execution, construction, or design, in any art, period, work, employment, etc.: the Byzantine style, modern style
- distinction, excellence, originality, and character in any form of artistic or literary expression: an author who lacks style
- the way in which anything is made or done
- the current, fashionable way of dressing, speaking, acting, etc.
- something stylish; esp., a garment of current, smart design
- a fashionable, luxurious existence: to live in style
- distinction and elegance of manner and bearing
- form of address; title: entitled to the style of Mayor
- sort; kind; variety; type
- a way of reckoning time, dates, etc.
- Printing a particular manner of dealing with spelling, punctuation, word division, etc., as by a specific publisher, newspaper, etc.
Origin of styleMiddle English from Classical Latin stilus (sp. influenced, influence by unrelated Classical Greek stylos, pillar) from Indo-European base an unverified form (s)tei-, pointed from source Classical Latin stimulus
transitive verbstyled, styl′ing
- to name; call: Abraham Lincoln, styled the Great Emancipator
- to design the style of
- to treat (hair) by cutting, blow-drying, coloring, etc. in order to achieve a desired, usually fashionable, style
- to bring into accord with an accepted style, as of a publisher; normalize spelling, punctuation, etc. of
- The way in which something is said, done, expressed, or performed: a style of teaching.
- The combination of distinctive features of literary or artistic expression, execution, or performance characterizing a particular person, group, school, or era.
- Sort; type: a style of furniture.
- A quality of imagination and individuality expressed in one's actions and tastes: does things with style.
- a. A comfortable and elegant mode of existence: living in style.b. A mode of living: the style of the very rich.
- a. The fashion of the moment, especially of dress; vogue: clothes that are in style.b. A particular fashion: the style of the 1920s.
- A customary manner of presenting printed material, including usage, punctuation, spelling, typography, and arrangement: a manual of style.
- A name or title: businesses under the style of Wilson and Webber.
- a. An implement used for etching or engraving.b. A slender pointed writing instrument used by the ancients on wax tablets.
- The needle of a phonograph.
- The gnomon of a sundial.
- Botany The usually slender part of a pistil, connecting the ovary and the stigma.
- Zoology A slender, tubular, or bristlelike process: a cartilaginous style.
- Medicine A surgical probing instrument; a stylet.
- Obsolete A pen.
transitive verbstyled, styl·ing, styles
- To design or fashion in a certain way: styled the new model after the classic sports cars.
- To arrange (hair) in a certain way, as by cutting, coloring, or curling.
- To call or name; designate: George VI styled his brother Duke of Windsor.
- To make consistent with rules of style: style a manuscript.
Origin of styleMiddle English from Old French from Latin stylus, stilus spike, pointed instrument used for writing, style ; see stylus .
- A manner of doing or presenting things, especially a fashionable one.
- flair; grace; fashionable skill
- As a dancer, he has a lot of style.
- (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.
- the style of Majesty
- (nonstandard) A stylus.
- A sharp-pointed tool used in engraving; a graver.
- A kind of blunt-pointed surgical instrument.
- A long, slender, bristle-like process.
- the anal styles of insects
- The pin, or gnomon, of a sundial, the shadow of which indicates the hour.
- (computing) A visual or other modification to text or other elements of a document, such as bold or italic.
- applying styles to text in a wordprocessor
- Cascading Style Sheets
(third-person singular simple present styles, present participle styling, simple past and past participle styled)
- To create or give a style, fashion or image.
- To call or give a name or title.
From Old French estile (French: style), from Latin stilus.
- column or having columns. Combining form is appended to make an adjective form.
- ortho-, orthostyle
From Greek stŷlos, column, or -stŷlos, columned