from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. In a usual or expected way; in characteristic manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a characteristic manner; in a way that characterizes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a characteristic manner; in a manner that expresses the character; distinctively.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in characteristic manner
Here he is, dressed up in characteristically flamboyant manner as a Russian general as he helped celebrate artist Sam Taylor-Wood's 40th birthday at a fancy dress party in the East End. Gallery:
'This offering doesn't pretend to subtlety at all, but the premise is so very intriguing, and so well-presented (in characteristically wry Pratchett fashion), that Johnny's cry for the essential humanity of all to be recognized, whether English, Iraqi or ScreeWee, loses none of its poignancy-or timeliness.'
Even if they turn out in characteristically low numbers, they will still add millions of new votes into the Democratic column.
Elizabeth readily acknowledged this dependence, albeit in characteristically pedantic fashion.
Matt Welch makes quite reasonable points about news media and the war, to which Instapundit responds in characteristically lame fashion.
Eugene Volokh moots the question (s) in characteristically thoughtful fashion over at the Volokh Conspiracy.
This self-parody neatly illustrates several of Richard Stern's failings as a writer: the antiquated rhetoric, the irrelevant allusions (to my race and to Brigid Brophy, her name characteristically misspelled), and, above all, the lack of matter, the absence of any arguable point.
He led toward the back of the house, introducing Lanyard to a spacious apartment, a library uncommonly well furnished, rather more than comfortably yet without a trace of ostentation in its complete luxury, a warm room, a room intimately lived in, a room, in short, characteristically
The panel laughed over Mike Huckabee's Sunday touting of his poll numbers among Republicans, which Douthat termed characteristically "charmingly passive-aggressive."
Agúsan (including the Wá-wa, Kasilaían, lower Argáwan, lower Umaíam, lower Ihawán, Híbung, and Simúlau Rivers) the dress may be called characteristically Manóbo.