what manner of
Definition of what manner of
old-fashioned + literary
: what kind or sort of What manner of person could have committed such a crime? What manner of woman is she to have done something like that?
Word by Word Definitions
: used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object or matter
: often used to ask for repetition of an utterance or part of an utterance not properly heard or understood
: in what respect : how
: used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter
: kind, sort
: kinds, sorts
: a characteristic or customary mode of acting : custom
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