Translation of "mannerism" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈmæn.ər.ɪ.zəm/ us /-ɚ-/

something that a person does repeatedly with their face, hands, or voice, and that they may not realize they are doing

He’s got some very strange mannerisms.
We’ve spent so much time together that we’ve picked up each other’s mannerisms.


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈmæn.ər.ɪ.zəm/ us /ˈmæn.ɚ.ɪ.zəm/ specialized

a style of 16th-century Italian art that did not follow traditional rules of painting and tried to represent an image of beauty that was perfect rather than natural

Mannerism is characterized by a distortion of proportions and perspective.
Mannerist noun uk /ˈmæn.ər.ɪst/ us /ˈmæn.ɚ.ɪst/

Leading Mannerists include Parmigiano and Giulio Romano, whose pictures are painted in deep, rich colours.

(Translation of “mannerism” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)