styl·​ing | \ ˈstī-liŋ How to pronounce styling (audio) \

Definition of styling

: the way in which something is styled

Examples of styling in a Sentence

a car with sleek new styling

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Cost: $79 per month or $89 every three months Dia & Co. is a personal styling and clothing delivery service that caters to women size 14 and up. Tiffany Dodson, SELF, "These 8 Subscription Boxes Make Shopping for Activewear So Easy," 29 June 2018 Besties and figure skaters Mirai Nagasu and Adam Rippon were styling, with Nagasu in light blue and Rippon rocking a leather halter. Libby Hill,, "Forget the gold: These Olympians are all about glam at the Oscars," 5 Mar. 2018 Ever the British groom, and the other half of this fashionable couple, Henry wore a mismatched suit of his own styling, complete with a tie and pocket square. Tara Lamont-djite, Harper's BAZAAR, "When Megan Met Henry: A Very British Wedding in Brooklyn," 11 Mar. 2019 Hynes walked at Abloh’s Louis Vuitton debut last year, and the singer-songwriter has contributed his distinct musical stylings to a number of runways, including those of Eckhaus Latta and Maryam Nassir Zadeh. Rachel Hahn, Vogue, "Dev Hynes Composed the Soulful Original Score for the Fall 2019 Louis Vuitton Men’s Show," 17 Jan. 2019 The bob is easy for her to style herself, and gives me so many fun and new styling ideas. Maya Allen, Marie Claire, "Mandy Moore's New Haircut Will 100-Percent Make You Want a Wavy Bob," 7 Mar. 2019 Until Princess Charlotte came along three years ago, Prince William never had to bother with styling long hair. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Prince William Learned How to Put Princess Charlotte's Hair in Ponytail by Watching YouTube Videos," 7 Mar. 2019 Sade likes to use an old toothbrush and some Eco styling gel. Victoria Rodriguez, Seventeen, "5 Ways to Style Box Braids With A Scarf," 4 Feb. 2019 Gigi's little sis Bella seemed to apply the same styling trick to her own outfit, wearing her dress off one shoulder as well. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Gigi Hadid and Bella Hadid Have Mastered the Off-the-Shoulder Look," 5 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of styling

1928, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of styling

: the way in which something is designed

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