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mannerism (s) (noun), mannerisms (pl)
A particular way a person has of talking or moving: The actor in the play could mimic the politician's mannerisms perfectly.

Little Billy had a particular mannerism of putting his finger on his cheek when he wanted something from his mother.

A special kind of style, behavior, or trait.
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This entry is located in the following units: -ism, -ismus (page 32) manu-, man-, mani-, mandat-, manda- (page 5)