Definition of Mannerist

1. n. One addicted to mannerism; a person who, in action, bearing, or treatment, carries characteristic peculiarities to excess. See citation under Mannerism.



Definition of Mannerist

1. Adjective. Of or relating to Mannerism ¹

2. Noun. An artist who uses this style ¹

3. Noun. Someone especially interested in personal manners ¹

4. Noun. One who has many idiosyncratic mannerisms ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mannerist

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mannerist

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mannas
manned
mannequin
mannequinlike
mannequins
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manner name
manner of articulation
manner of speaking
manner of walking
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mannered
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mannerist (current term)
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Literary usage of Mannerist

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1. The Pursuits of Literature: A Satirical Poem in Four Dialogues, with Notes by Thomas James Mathias (1801)
"... Through England as his Various Views advance, We smile, but trace the mannerist of France. ... mannerist ..."

2. The Life of Sir Joshua Reynolds: Comprising Original Anecdotes of Many by James Northcote (1819)
"... he is now reduced to a mere mannerist, and no longer to be recommended for imitation, except you would imitate him by uniting landscape to ship.painting ..."

3. A General Dictionary of Painters: Containing Memoirs of the Lives and Works by Matthew Pilkington (1829)
"The style of Velasco was not equal to that of the preceding age, and he was too much of a mannerist, though perhaps less so than many of his contemporaries. ..."

4. The Portfolio: Monographs on Artistic Subjects by Philip Gilbert Hamerton (1896)
"... archaeologist, poet, and critic rather than painter, he was a belated mannerist, whose frigid and feeble productions are in curious contrast Portrait of ..."

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