Over the course of these novels, the style becomes increasingly parsimonious, reaching its apotheosis in The Golden Bowl.
Carla Bruni It goes without saying that model-turned-chanteuse-turned-first-lady Carla Bruni is a style maven.
Matthew McConaughey, Will Ferrell, Steve McQueen, and more turned out for LA's style event of the year.
c.1300, stile, "designation, title, manner or mode of expression," from Old French estile "a stake, pale," from Latin stilus "stake, instrument for writing, manner of writing, mode of expression," from PIE *sti-lo-, from root *sti- "point, prick, pierce" (see stick (v.)). Spelling modified by influence of Greek stylos "pillar." Meaning "mode or fashion of life" is from 1770; that of "mode of dress" is from 1814.
1560s, "to give a name to," from style (n.). Meaning "to arrange in fashionable style" (especially of hair) is attested from 1934. Slang sense of "act or play in a showy way" is by 1974, U.S. Black slang. Related: Styled; styling.
The slender part of a flower pistil, extending from the ovary to the stigma. The pollen tube grows through the style delivering the pollen nuclei to the ovary. See more at flower, pollination.
Stupid; dumb: a stupid-assed honor student (1980s+)