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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A way in which something happens. Also: A way of acting.

Usage examples (36)
  • Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.
  • What manner of man are you?
  • Her dignified manner
  • His rapid manner of talking for more
Tutoring comment
  • With much "manure" (dung used as fertilizer) and a patient "manner," (a person's behavior) she created a marvelous landscape around the "manor" (the main house on a large estate).
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