Mandegary declared Western women are sexually promiscuous in a manner not even found in the natural world.
Once again, I had, in a manner of speaking, mistaken Myron for Myra.
Thousands of tributes to Tillman appeared in all manner of media over the weeks that followed.
I have tried, in my very short time in office, to act in a manner worthy of a leader of a great nation.
Experts say that female smokers, regardless of why they started, find all manner of justification not to stop.
One can show his sense of the magnitude of his crime even by the manner of defending it.
Your manner reduced me to a groom who opened your carriage door.
The manner of a painter is in nothing so distinguished as in his touch.
Otherwise I may behave in a manner to be regretted in my calmer moments.
In this manner it happened that everything in London was very quiet.
c.1200, "kind, sort, variety," from Anglo-French manere, Old French maniere "fashion, method, manner, way; appearance, bearing; custom" (12c., Modern French manière), from Vulgar Latin *manaria (source of Spanish manera, Portuguese maneira, Italian maniera), from fem. of Latin manuarius "belonging to the hand," from manus "hand" (see manual (adj.)). The French word was borrowed by other Germanic languages, e.g. Dutch manier, German manier, Swedish maner.
Meaning "customary practice" is from c.1300. Senses of "way of doing something; a personal habit or way of doing; way of conducting oneself toward others" are from c.1300. Meaning "specific nature, form, way something happens" is mid-14c. Of literature from 1660s. Most figurative meanings derive from the original sense "method of handling" which was extended when the word was used to translate Latin modus "method." Phrase manner of speaking is recorded from 1530s. To the manner born ("Hamlet" I iv.15) generally is used incorrectly and means "destined by birth to be subject to the custom."