American English

Definition of style verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they style
    he / she / it styles
    past simple styled
    -ing form styling
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    clothes/hair, etc.
  1. 1style something to design, make, or shape something in a particular way an elegantly styled jacket He'd had his hair styled at an expensive salon.
  2. give name/title
  3. 2style somebody/something/yourself (as) + noun (formal) to give someone or something/yourself a particular name, title, or description He styled himself Major Carter. The company was originally styled “Imperial Designs.” She likes to style herself as a champion of free speech.
  4. Phrasal Verbsstyle something/yourself after/on something/somebody
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: style