Definition of Manners

1. Noun. Social deportment. "He has the manners of a pig"




Definition of Manners

1. Noun. (plural of manner) ¹

2. Noun. Etiquette (always plural in this sense). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Manners

1. manner [n] - See also: manner

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manners

mannerisms
mannerist
manneristic
mannerists
mannerization
mannerize
mannerized
mannerizes
mannerizing
mannerless
mannerlessness
mannerliness
mannerlinesses
mannerly
mannerpunk
manners (current term)
mannich bases
mannide
mannies
mannikin
mannikins
manning
mannish
mannishly
mannishness
mannishnesses
mannitan
mannitate
mannitates
mannite

Literary usage of Manners

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1. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (1904)
"CHAPTER XXXI INFLUENCE OF DEMOCRACY ON manners That manners are softened as social conditions become more equal—That democracy renders the habitual ..."

2. Who's who by Henry Robert Addison, Charles Henry Oakes, William John Lawson, Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen (1897)
"Lord George John manners, MP Belgrave Mansions, Grosvenor Gardens, SW manners, Hon. ... 17 Cadogan Square, SW manners, Lord Robert William Orlando, ..."

3. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry Reeve (1875)
"SOME REFLECTIONS ON AMERICAN manners. seems at first sight less important ... manners are, generally, the product of the very basis of the character of a ..."

4. Dictionary of national biography by Leslie Stephen, Sidney Lee (1893)
"John, eighth Earl of Rutland (1604- manners, John, ninth Earl and lirst Duke of ... 54 manners, Sir Robert (1408-1461). See under manners, Sir Kobert (d. ..."

5. Leviathan ; Or, The Matter, Forme & Power of a Commonwealth, Ecclesiasticall by Thomas Hobbes, Alfred Rayney Waller (1904)
"Of the difference of manners. BY manners, I mean not here, Decency of behaviour; as how one man should salute another, or how a man should wash his mouth, ..."

6. The Iliad of Homer by Homer (1796)
"... them more by their features, than the Poet has by their manners. Nothing can be more exact than the ..."

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