: /es’tilo/, [esˈt̪ilo] Del lat, stilus ‘punzón para escribir’, ‘modo de escribir’ 1. m. Modo, manera, forma de comportamiento. Tiene mal estilo. 2. m. Uso, práctica, costumbre, moda. 3. m. Manera de escribir o de hablar peculiar de un escritor o de un orador. 4. m. Carácter propio que da a sus obras un artista plástico o un músico. 5. m. Conjunto de características que identifican la tendencia artística de una época, o de un género o de un autor. Estilo neoclásico. 6. m. Gusto, elegancia o distinción de una persona o cosa. Pepa viste con estilo. © 2019 Real Academia Española
: /noun : /stīl/ Middle English (denoting a stylus, also a literary composition, an official title, or a characteristic manner of literary expression): from Old French stile, from Latin stilus.
1 A particular procedure by which something is done; a manner or way. ‘different styles of management’ 1.1 A way of painting, writing, composing, building, etc., characteristic of a particular period, place, person, or movement.‘the concerto is composed in a neoclassical style’ ‘a striking feature of Swift’s style is his use of conjunctions’ 1.2 A way of using language.‘he never wrote in a journalistic style’ [mass noun] ‘students should pay attention to style and idiom’ 1.3 (one’s style) [usually with negative] One’s usual way of behaving or approaching situations.‘backing out isn’t my style’ 1.4 An official or legal title.‘the partnership traded under the style of Storr and Mortimer’ 2 A distinctive appearance, typically determined by the principles according to which something is designed.‘’the pillars are no exception to the general style’ 2.1 A particular design of clothing.‘his shoes were in a style that he could wear anywhere’ 2.2 A way of arranging the hair.‘for a glamorous style, hair was brushed out after setting’ 3 [mass noun] Fashionable elegance and sophistication. ‘the world-famous hotel attracts guests because of its style and taste’ 3.1 A confident, effortless manner or technique.‘he plays with such style’ 4 Botany (in a flower) a narrow, typically elongated extension of the ovary, bearing the stigma. 5 Zoology (in an invertebrate) a small, slender pointed appendage; a stylet. 6 archaic term for stylus
verb [with object] 1 Design or make in a particular form. ‘the yacht is well proportioned and conservatively styled’ 1.1 Arrange (hair) in a particular way.‘he styled her hair by twisting it up to give it body’ 2 Designate with a particular name, description, or title. ‘the official is styled principal and vice chancellor of the university’ © 2019 Oxford University Press