[ UK /stˈa‍ɪl/ ]
[ US /ˈstaɪɫ/ ]
  1. the popular taste at a given time
    the 1920s had a style of their own
    he followed current trends
    leather is the latest vogue
  2. (botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma
  3. distinctive and stylish elegance
    he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer
  4. a particular kind (as to appearance)
    this style of shoe is in demand
  5. 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
    all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper
  6. editorial directions to be followed in spelling and punctuation and capitalization and typographical display
  7. a pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving
    he drew the design on the stencil with a steel stylus
  8. how something is done or how it happens
    in the characteristic New York style
    their nomadic mode of existence
    a lonely way of life
    her dignified manner
    in an abrasive fashion
    his rapid manner of talking
  9. a slender bristlelike or tubular process
    a cartilaginous style
  1. designate by an identifying term
    They styled their nation `The Confederate States'
  2. make consistent with certain rules of style
    style a manuscript
  3. make consistent with a certain fashion or style
    style the dress
    Style my hair
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How To Use style In A Sentence

  • In my view his confrontational, gladiatorial style has been a major contributor to the widespread disdain of the British public for politicians generally. Times, Sunday Times
  • The hat, I think the style was called fedora, had a dark band and a dint in the top, which my father would sometimes correct with a chopping action of his right hand.
  • The model nature of Windsor involved imitation, as of the Tudor style, to make a statement with a lot of leisure about it.
  • It sounds like a lot of hassle, a real triumph of so-called style over substance.
  • Naturally, this makes interpersonal relations, especially with societies unexposed to the advantages of the American lifestyle, a little difficult.
  • Try to improve your lifestyle a bit at a time.
  • A lot of people loved the big Kawasaki's marriage of retro style with 1990s handling and reliability.
  • Though her color palette has brightened over the years and animal heads have shrunk a bit from cartoonish proportions of earlier years, her distinctive style soft paintings she calls "cutes" and her choice of subject NYT > Home Page
  • Another friend notes a shift in the type of gifts given at wedding showers, a reversion to 1950s-style offerings: soup ladles and frilly aprons are being unwrapped along with see-through nighties and push-up bras.
  • My most recent "convo" with a fixed-gear freestyler. BSNYC Friday Fun Quiz (Special Thursday Edition)!
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