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1. In a luxurious or glamorous way. I rented us a limo so we can travel to the gala in style!
2. Trendy or fashionable. Sorry, but leisure suits aren't in style any more.
3. In a striking or outstanding manner. In this usage, an adjective (such as "great" or "fine") can be used before "style." A: "Wow, Ben threw quite a bash!" B: "Well, he always ushers in the new year in fine style."
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1. Lit. in fashion; fashionable. This old coat isn't in style anymore. I don't care if it's not in style. It's warm. I hope this coat comes into style again.
2. Fig. in elegance; in luxury. If I had a million dollars, I could really live in style. If he saves his money, someday he'll be able to live in style.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
see under go out, def. 5.
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in (great, grand, etc.) stylein an impressive way: She always celebrates her birthday in style. ♢ He won the championship in fine style.
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