Keywords: mannerism, custom, tradition, typical, customarily, characteristic, feature, characteristically

Found 1 variant for this sign (click on video to enlarge):

Sign Definition

As a Noun

1. Anything which is normal or typical for a thing of that type, or a particular person. English = feature, characteristic.
2. An important, defining, significant part of something (i.e., a text, creative work, procedure, category of thing). English = feature, aspect.
3. The characteristic or typical behaviour patterns of a person. English = mannerism.
4. The characteristic or typical behaviour patterns of a society or culture. English = custom, tradition.

As a Verb or Adjective

1. To show the usual characteristics or features of a thing of that type. English = (be) typical.
2. Of a person, to show a characteristic which is normal for that person, or which is a known or accepted part of their personality; to behave in a typical or normal way for that person.
3. Of a society or culture, to do things or behave in a way which is normal for that group of people; to behave customarily.


1. Used alone to dismiss or explain the behaviour of someone meaning that it is no surprise to you because you know it is normal and typical. English = 'Typical!', 'That's John/Mary for you!' and so on.

As Modifier

1. Used immediately after a verb to mean that the manner of the action is typical, characteristic or customary for that person or group of people. English = in the usual manner, customarily, characteristically, etc.