grand manner


: an elevated or grand style (as in music or literature)

Examples of grand manner in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Del Toro is stolid and poignant as an overreaching underling, Duke awe-inspiring as a mastermind with a grand manner and a core of principle, and Matt Damon comes in for an archly grandiloquent turn as a shadowy string-puller. Richard Brod, The New Yorker, 1 July 2021 The new grand manner is again showing us the course of empire, on the far side of the apogee. Washington Post, 28 Nov. 2020 The Los Angeles Philharmonic opened its new season on Sept. 26 in a grand manner. Jane Napier Neely, La Cañada Valley Sun, 9 Oct. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1695, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of grand manner was in 1695

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“Grand manner.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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