Definition of mannered in English:
2(Of a writer, artist, or artistic style) marked by idiosyncratic mannerisms; artificial, stilted, and overelaborate in delivery: inane dialogue and mannered acting
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- The result is a mannered, literary prose rooted firmly in the Gothic and decadent traditions.
- He had few later commissions of importance, and as his style became increasingly mannered even fewer were accepted on completion.
- In the late 1930s he became a friend of Gruber and developed a rather mannered figure style influenced by him and by Picasso.
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