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mannerism

Pronunciation: /ˈmænərɪzəm/

Translation of mannerism in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (peculiarity, habit) peculiaridad (feminine); (gesture) gesto (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • While Kaufman only met the real Orlean at the end of the shoot, method actor Cage spent time studying his subject's mannerisms.
    • This involved studying the mannerisms of the cartoon version of Daphne.
    • The guy who does the voice of the French Colombo is a legend in his own right, taking what Peter Falk says and adding his own mannerisms and characteristics.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable
    (Mannerism)
    [Architecture/Arquitectura] [Art/Arte] manierismo (masculine)

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