Pronunciation of Mannerism
/mˈanəɹˌɪzəm/, /mˈanəɹˌɪzəm/, /m_ˈa_n_ə_ɹ_ˌɪ_z_ə_m/

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.

Usage examples for mannerism:

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