Meaning of stylistic in English:


Pronunciation /stʌɪˈlɪstɪk/

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  • Of or concerning style, especially literary style.

    ‘the stylistic conventions of magazine stories’
    • ‘Though he is predominantly a satirist, the main stylistic influence on his work is W. H. Auden.’
    • ‘Rushdie's borrowings from Dante consist of topographical and stylistic devices.’
    • ‘In addition to vivid imagery, another shared stylistic trait is that of pastiche.’
    • ‘Balzac, according to this logic, had no stylistic dilemmas when he sat down to write.’
    • ‘Her artistry of story telling is welcome as it is thankfully free from any obtrusive stylistic aerobatics.’
    • ‘This is an impossibility that manifests itself first and foremost as a stylistic occlusion.’
    • ‘If audiences can get over a few stylistic tropes that define Indian cinema, then the sky's the limit.’
    • ‘Even his trademark style now reads more like a pastiche than a stylistic innovation.’
    • ‘The literary celebration of a city was just one of many stylistic exercises practised by Bruni and his humanist associates.’
    • ‘The use of little notes scrawled on screen in the style of diary entries is a stylistic touch.’
    • ‘He combines neo-romantic sentiments with stylistic features of both Modernism and Postmodernism.’
    • ‘Hesiod's version shows some stylistic awkwardness and inconcinnity, but is not without power.’
    • ‘I would like to see Cory, or others, recommending fiction with a broader stylistic range.’
    • ‘Now they aspire to emulate bland American actors whose defining stylistic features are shiny hair and nice, white teeth.’
    • ‘As a stylistic template, the power pop formula is simple and to the point, and followed here by Starky to the letter.’
    • ‘The spare, stripped set and minimal lighting are at odds with the apparently random stylistic touches.’
    • ‘The stylistic goal is for the work to function as a pulsating musical tribute.’
    • ‘We do not know who they are, but their identity is perhaps less important than their composure and stylistic attributes.’
    • ‘But images of a free and easy stylistic pluralism should nevertheless be regarded with some caution.’
    • ‘One of the amazing aspects of this stylistic tour de force is that every line of dialogue is sung.’
    stylistic, oratorical, linguistic, verbal


Mid 19th century from stylist, suggested by German stilistisch.