(of a writer, artist, or artistic style) Marked by idiosyncratic mannerisms; artificial, stilted, and overelaborate in delivery
inane dialogue and mannered acting
having unnatural mannerisms; "brief, mannered and unlifelike idiom"
(manners) social deportment; "he has the manners of a pig"
In sociology, manners are the unenforced standards of conduct which demonstrate that a person is proper, polite, and refined. ...
(Manners (album)) Manners is the debut album from the American electro band Passion Pit. The album was released on May 18, 2009 in the United Kingdom on Columbia, and May 19, 2009 in the United States and Canada on Frenchkiss Records. The album debuted at #19 in Australia. ...
(Manners (crater)) Manners is a lunar impact crater located in the western part of the Mare Tranquillitatis. To the northeast is the larger crater Arago, and to the south are Ritter and Sabine. The crater has a rim with a higher albedo than the surrounding mare, making it appear bright. ...
(manners) Etiquette (always plural in this sense)
(Manners) Ahh, here we cut to the chase. Without manners, a Member is little more than an animal in a Club Tie, not to mention being a doorman's stride away from explusion from the Clubhouse.
(Manners) To dream of seeing ugly-mannered persons, denotes failure to carry out undertakings through the disagreeableness of a person connected with the affair. If you meet people with affable manners, you will be pleasantly surprised by affairs of moment with you taking a favorable turn.
(Manners) a contrivance of wise men to keep fools at a distance.
(Manners) involve a wide range of social interactions within cultural norms as in the "comedy of manners", or a painter's characteristic "manner". ...
(Manners) of articulation with substantial obstruction of the airflow (plosives, fricatives, affricates) are called obstruents.