Manier

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German maniere, borrowed from Old French maniere, derived from Latin manuārius.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maˈniːr/, [maˈni(ː)ɐ̯]
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  • Rhymes: -iːɐ̯

Noun[edit]

Manier f (genitive Manier, plural Manieren)

  1. (art, literary) style, manner
    Synonyms: Art, Stil
    In typischer Manier zeichnet die Autorin ein verstörendes Sittenbild des deutschen Vorstadtmilieus.
    In her typical manner the author paints a disturbing social portrait of the German suburban milieu.
  2. (otherwise dated) way, manner
    Synonyms: Art, Weise
  3. (informal) mannerism, tic, individual habit
    Synonyms: Angewohnheit, Eigenart, Fimmel, Tick
    Das war so eine Manier von ihm.
    That was one of his strange manners.
  4. (in the plural) manners
    Synonyms: Benehmen, Umgangsformen, Erziehung, Kinderstube
    Hast du denn keine Manieren?!
    Don't you have any manners?!

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Further reading[edit]

  • Manier” in Duden online
  • Manier” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache