style

[ stahyl ]
/ staɪl /

noun

verb (used with object), styled, styl·ing.

verb (used without object), styled, styl·ing.

to do decorative work with a style or stylus.

Idioms for style

    go out of style, to become unfashionable: The jacket he's wearing went out of style ten years ago.
    in style, fashionable.

Origin of style

1250–1300; Middle English (noun) < Latin stylus, spelling variant of stilus tool for writing, hence, written composition, style; see stylus

SYNONYMS FOR style

5 chic. See fashion.
9 touch, characteristic, mark.
22 designate, address.

OTHER WORDS FROM style

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH style

stile style
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British Dictionary definitions for in style

style
/ (staɪl) /

noun

verb (mainly tr)

Derived forms of style

stylar, adjectivestyler, noun

Word Origin for style

C13: from Latin stylus, stilus writing implement, hence characteristics of the writing, style
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Science definitions for in style

style
[ stīl ]

The slender part of a flower pistil, connecting the ovary and the stigma. The pollen tube grows through the style delivering the pollen nuclei to the ovary. See more at flower pollination.
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Idioms and Phrases with in style (1 of 2)

in style

see under go out, def. 5.

Idioms and Phrases with in style (2 of 2)

style

see cramp someone's style; go out (of style); in fashion (style).

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