Synonyms for mannerism:

Sense 2


Other synonyms and related words:

trick, foible, curiosity, kink, individualism, oddity, crotchet, twist, manner, eccentricity, quip, quiddity, tic, singularity, airs, affectedness, erraticism, americanism, copy.

air (noun)


habit (noun)

Familiarity, conventionality, acclimation, way of life, routine, tendency, daily grind, wont, habit, rut, treadmill, second nature, tradition, addiction, disposition, fixed ways, leaning, temperament, trait, instinct, regularity, custom.

mannerism (noun)

pose, foible, affectation, idiosyncrasy.

peculiarity of how someone behaves, acts (noun)

trait, eccentricity, characteristic, foible, air, idiosyncrasy, pose, trick, singularity, pretension, affectation, quirk, habit.

phrase (noun)

clause, epigram, figure of speech, adage, Verbalism, expression, paragraph, proverb, phraseology, cliche, locution, euphemism, phrase, catchphrase, maxim, slogan, metaphor, idiom, motto, terminology, sentence.

pretension (noun)

pretense, disguise, guise, falseness, claim, affectation, masquerade, facade, deceit, artificiality, gimmick, imposture, device, forgery, pretension, pose, bluff, fakery, counterfeit, show, charade, fraud, air, ostentation, stage, imitation, cover, impersonation, front.

specialty (noun)

stamp, particularity, figure, mark, way, difference, flavor, definiteness, property, quality, idiosyncrasy, feature, quirk, individuality, forte, hallmark, cachet, keynote, specialty, characteristic, specialization, Discriminant, peculiarity.

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