What is style?

  • (noun): A slender bristlelike or tubular process.
    Example: "A cartilaginous style"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on style:

Yvon Deschamps - Style
... In the beginning, Yvon Deschamps' never-named "character" was distinguished by his spectacular naïvete, which served as a vehicle for Deschamps to tackle delicate subjects such as racism ... In Nigger Black, for instance, the character recalled boyhood surprise upon learning that "Nègres" were no more nor less than human beings like him, neither better nor worse Us, we had some on our street they lived in the same houses we did, went to the same schools ...
Yakshagana - Variations - Badagutittu
... The Badagutittu style, as its name indicates, is prevalent in Northern parts of South Canara, that is, from Padubidri to Byndoor and North Kanara District ... The Badagutittu style was popularized by Shivram Karanth's Yakshagana Mandira at Saligrama village in Dakshina Kannada as a shorter, more modern form of Yakshagana ... of the Yakshagana troupe, Idagunji Mahaganapathi Yakshagana Mandali is an exponent of this style of Yakshagana ...
J. M. W. Turner - Art - Style
... His distinctive style of painting, in which he used watercolour technique with oil paints, created lightness, fluency, and ephemeral atmospheric effects ... A prime example of his mature style can be seen in Rain, Steam and Speed - The Great Western Railway, where the objects are barely recognizable ... Dr Thomas Monro, the Principal Physician of Bedlam, was a significant influence on Turner's style ...
Jack Johnson (boxer) - Boxing Style
... Johnson's boxing style was very distinctive ... Johnson's style was very effective, but it was criticized in the press as being cowardly and devious ...
Buddhist Cuisine
... given place will be influenced by the native style of food there ... origin of "Buddhist food" as a distinct sub-style of cuisine is tied to monasteries, where one member of the community would have the duty of being the head cook and supplying meals that paid respect to the ... A more recent version, more Chinese in style, is prepared by the Ōbaku school of zen, and known as fucha ryōri (普茶料理?) this is served at the ...

More definitions of "style":

  • (noun): A way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period.
    Example: "All the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"
    Synonyms: expressive style
  • (noun): How something is done or how it happens.
    Example: "In the characteristic New York style"
    Synonyms: manner, mode, way, fashion
  • (noun): A pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving.
    Synonyms: stylus
  • (verb): Make consistent with a certain fashion or style.
    Example: "Style my hair"; "style the dress"
  • (noun): Editorial directions to be followed in spelling and punctuation and capitalization and typographical display.
  • (verb): Designate by an identifying term.
    Synonyms: title
  • (noun): The popular taste at a given time.
    Example: "The 1920s had a style of their own"
    Synonyms: vogue, trend
  • (verb): Make consistent with certain rules of style.
    Example: "Style a manuscript"
  • (noun): (botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma.
  • (noun): A particular kind (as to appearance).
    Example: "This style of shoe is in demand"

Famous quotes containing the word style:

    Where there is no style, there is in effect no point of view. There is, essentially, no anger, no conviction, no self. Style is opinion, hung washing, the calibre of a bullet, teething beads.... One’s style holds one, thankfully, at bay from the enemies of it but not from the stupid crucifixions by those who must willfully misunderstand it.
    Alexander Theroux (b. 1940)

    One who has given up any hope of winning a fight or has clearly lost it wants his style in fighting to be admired all the more.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    The style of an author should be the image of his mind, but the choice and command of language is the fruit of exercise.
    Edward Gibbon (1737–1794)