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 styling

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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Scientific definitions for styling

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 styling

style

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

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