noun A manner of doing something. (different styles of management) A distinctive appearance, typically determined by the principles according to which something is designed. (the pillars are no exception to the general style) Elegance and sophistication. (a sophisticated nightspot with style and taste) (in a flower) a narrow, typically elongated extension of the ovary, bearing the stigma. (in an invertebrate) a small, slender pointed appendage; a stylet.