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1. The way in which something is said, done, expressed, or performed: a style of teaching.
2. The combination of distinctive features of literary or artistic expression, execution, or performance characterizing a particular person, group, school, or era.
3. Sort; type: a style of furniture.
4. A quality of imagination and individuality expressed in one's actions and tastes: does things with style.
a. A comfortable and elegant mode of existence: living in style.
b. A mode of living: the style of the very rich.
a. The fashion of the moment, especially of dress; vogue: clothes that are in style.
b. A particular fashion: the style of the 1920s.
7. A customary manner of presenting printed material, including usage, punctuation, spelling, typography, and arrangement: a manual of style.
8. A name or title: businesses under the style of Wilson and Webber.
a. An implement used for etching or engraving.
b. A slender pointed writing instrument used by the ancients on wax tablets.
10. The needle of a phonograph.
11. The gnomon of a sundial.
12. Botany The usually slender part of a pistil, connecting the ovary and the stigma.
13. Zoology A slender, tubular, or bristlelike process: a cartilaginous style.
14. Medicine A surgical probing instrument; a stylet.
15. Obsolete A pen.
tr.v. styled, styl·ing, styles
1. To design or fashion in a certain way: styled the new model after the classic sports cars.
2. To arrange (hair) in a certain way, as by cutting, coloring, or curling.
3. To call or name; designate: George VI styled his brother Duke of Windsor.
4. To make consistent with rules of style: style a manuscript.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin stylus, stilus, spike, pointed instrument used for writing, style; see stylus.]

styl′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.styler - someone who cuts or beautifies hairstyler - someone who cuts or beautifies hair
barber - a hairdresser who cuts hair and shaves beards as a trade
coiffeur - a man hairdresser
coiffeuse - a woman hairdresser
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
tinter - a hairdresser who tints hair
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Andy Waters of Christie's London said: "Having been entrusted with many of the greatest private collections assembled by some of the most notable figures throughout history, Christie's is honoured to be offering for sale works from the art collection of Sting and Trudie Styler.
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