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manner of speaking

Definitions of manner of speaking
  1. noun
    your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally
    “his manner of speaking was quite abrupt”
    synonyms: delivery, speech
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    address
    the manner of speaking to another individual
    catch
    a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)
    tongue
    a manner of speaking
    shibboleth
    a manner of speaking that is distinctive of a particular group of people
    tone, tone of voice
    the quality of a person's voice
    elocution
    an expert manner of speaking involving control of voice and gesture
    inflection, prosody
    the patterns of stress and intonation in a language
    inflection, modulation
    a manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified
    sharp tongue
    a bitter or critical manner of speaking
    note
    a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling
    rotundity, roundness
    the fullness of a tone of voice
    undertone
    a quiet or hushed tone of voice
    cadence, intonation, modulation, pitch contour
    rise and fall of the voice pitch
    caesura
    a break or pause (usually for sense) in the middle of a verse line
    enjambement, enjambment
    the continuation of a syntactic unit from one line of verse into the next line without a pause
    accent, emphasis, stress
    the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch)
    rhythm, speech rhythm
    the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements
    type of:
    expressive style, style
    a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
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