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Definitions and Synonyms of manner of speaking | Another word for manner of speaking | What is manner of speaking?

Definition 1: your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where manner of speaking or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his manner of speaking was quite abrupt
  • her speech was barren of southernisms
  • I detected a slight accent in his speech

Synonyms for manner of speaking in the sense of this definition

(manner of speaking is a kind of ...) a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period

"all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"

(... is a kind of manner of speaking ) the patterns of stress and intonation in a language

(... is a kind of manner of speaking ) an expert manner of speaking involving control of voice and gesture

(... is a kind of manner of speaking ) the quality of a person's voice

"he began in a conversational tone" "he spoke in a nervous tone of voice"

(... is a kind of manner of speaking ) a manner of speaking that is distinctive of a particular group of people

(... is a kind of manner of speaking ) a manner of speaking

"he spoke with a thick tongue" "she has a glib tongue"

(... is a kind of manner of speaking ) a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)

(... is a kind of manner of speaking ) the manner of speaking to another individual

"he failed in his manner of address to the captain"

(... is a kind of manner of speaking ) a manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified

(... is part of manner of speaking) the use of manner of speaking to communicate particular meanings

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