manner of speaking

Definitions of manner of speaking

n your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally

“his manner of speaking was quite abrupt”
delivery, speech
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the manner of speaking to another individual
a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)
a manner of speaking
a manner of speaking that is distinctive of a particular group of people
tone, tone of voice
the quality of a person's voice
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
a tone of voice that shows what the speaker is feeling
rotundity, roundness
the fullness of a tone of voice
a quiet or hushed tone of voice
intonation, modulation, pitch contour
rise and fall of the voice pitch
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
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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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