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carriage

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of carriage

  1. 1 a horse-drawn wheeled vehicle for carrying passengers a museum with a large collection of beautiful, old carriages Synonyms of carriage equipage, rig Words Related to carriage barouche, brougham, buckboard, buggy, cab, cabriolet, calash, calèche (or caleche), caroche, carryall, chaise, chariot, coach, coupé (or coupe), curricle, diligence, dogcart, droshky (also drosky), four-in-hand, gig, go-cart, hackney (or hackney coach), hansom (or hansom cab), jaunting car, landau, phaeton, post chaise, roadster, rockaway, stage, stagecoach, stanhope, surrey, tandem, tilbury, tonga, trap, troika, victoria; turnout

  2. 2 a general way of holding the body her Ladyship's carriage is upright and regal Synonyms of carriage attitude, posture, poise, stance, stationWords Related to carriage attention; body language; pose, seat; bearing, behavior, conduct, demeanor, deportment; air, poise, presence; aspect, look, mien

Synonym Discussion of carriage

bearing, deportment, demeanor, mien, manner, carriage mean the outward manifestation of personality or attitude. bearing is the most general of these words but now usually implies characteristic posture.
    • a woman of regal bearing
deportment suggests actions or behavior as formed by breeding or training.
    • your deportment was atrocious
demeanor suggests one's attitude toward others as expressed in outward behavior.
    • the haughty demeanor of the headwaiter
mien is a literary term referring both to bearing and demeanor.
    • a mien of supreme self-satisfaction
manner implies characteristic or customary way of moving and gesturing and addressing others.
    • the imperious manner of a man used to giving orders
carriage applies chiefly to habitual posture in standing or walking.
    • the kind of carriage learned at boarding school


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