Mainer vs Manner - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between mainer and manner

is that mainer is (us slang) a needle for (illicit) drug administration while manner is .

mainer

English

Noun

(Mainers)
  • A native or inhabitant of the State of Maine (in the United States).
  • * 2012 September 11, Julia Moskin, “ Buttermilk, Often Maligned, Begins to Get Its Due”, NYTimes.com:
  • “People have no idea how good this stuff is, but they are about to find out,” said Mr. Patry, 62, who is possibly the most optimistic and talkative native Mainer in history.

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    manner

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Mode of action; way of performing or effecting anything; method; style; form; fashion.
  • * (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • The treacherous manner of his mournful death.
  • * , chapter=15
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=Edward Churchill still attended to his work in a hopeless mechanical manner like a sleep-walker who walks safely on a well-known round. But his Roman collar galled him, his cossack stifled him, his biretta was as uncomfortable as a merry-andrew's cap and bells.}}
  • Characteristic mode of acting, conducting, carrying one's self; bearing; habitual style.
  • * 1661 , , The Life of the most learned, reverend and pious Dr. H. Hammond
  • During the whole time of his abode in the university he generally spent thirteen hours of the day in study; by which assiduity besides an exact dispatch of the whole course of philosophy, he read over in a manner all classic authors that are extant
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  • Customary method of acting; habit.
  • Carriage; behavior; deportment; also, becoming behavior; well-bred carriage and address.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers)
  • , chapter=6, title= A Cuckoo in the Nest , passage=But Sophia's mother was not the woman to brook defiance. After a few moments' vain remonstrance her husband complied. His manner and appearance were suggestive of a satiated sea-lion.}}
  • The style of writing or thought of an author; characteristic peculiarity of an artist.
  • Certain degree or measure.
  • Sort; kind; style.
  • Standards of conduct cultured and product of mind.
  • Derived terms

    (terms derived from manner) * bad manners * bedside manner * good manners * manner of articulation * mannered * mannerism * mannerist * mannerless * mannerly * overmanner * table manners * to the manner born

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