Definition of Good manners

1. Noun. A courteous manner.

Definition of Good manners

1. Noun. The treatment of other people with courtesy and politeness, and showing correct public behaviour. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Good Manners

good health
good heavens
good hiding
good house
good humor
good humour
good humouredness
good job
good jobs
good length
good lick
good looking
good looks
good luck
good luck charm
good manners (current term)
good morning
good mornings
good morrow
good nature
good naturedness
good news
good night
good now
good offices
good ol'
good ol' boy
good ol' boys
good old
good old boy

Literary usage of Good manners

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1. Every-day Topics: A Book of Briefs by Josiah Gilbert Holland (1876)
"good manners. Mr. James Jackson Jarves, in a late number of The Independent, has an exceedingly interesting and well-written paper on " Fine Manners as a ..."

2. Wisconsin Journal of Education by Wisconsin Teachers' Association, Wisconsin Education Association Council, Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction (1881)
"Some pei-sons think that the place to teach good manners is at home; but how many homes are there in the United States which know what good manners ..."

3. Manners Makyth Man by Edward John Hardy (1887)
"How well it is then that no one class has a monopoly in this " finest of fine arts ;" that while favourable circumstances undoubtedly do render good manners ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1861)
"Manners must, indeed, be an interesting and momentous question at all times; but we do not find the duty of good manners, and the practical value of ..."

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