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manner

man·ner

manner

 
pronunciation:
mae nr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a way of doing something; style.
She arranged the books in a careful manner.This manner of farming is very common now.
synonyms:
fashion, mode, style, way
similar words:
approach, custom, habit, method
definition 2: a way of behaving or acting.
He is really a kind man, but his manner is a little rough sometimes.
synonyms:
bearing, way
similar words:
air, approach, behavior, carriage, conduct, fashion, mode, posture, presence, style
definition 3: (plural) correct behavior.
The children's mother gave them a lesson in manners before they went to the fancy restaurant.
synonyms:
etiquette, politeness
similar words:
behavior, conduct, courtesy
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Are you looking for the word manor (an estate)? Manner and manor sound alike but have different meanings.
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