Definition of Etiquette

1. Noun. Rules governing socially acceptable behavior.

Generic synonyms: Prescript, Rule
Specialized synonyms: Protocol, Punctilio



Definition of Etiquette

1. n. The forms required by good breeding, or prescribed by authority, to be observed in social or official life; observance of the proprieties of rank and occasion; conventional decorum; ceremonial code of polite society.

Definition of Etiquette

1. Noun. The forms required by good breeding, or prescribed by authority, to be observed in social or official life; observance of the proprieties of rank and occasion; conventional decorum; ceremonial code of polite society. ¹

2. Noun. The customary behavior of members of a profession, business, law, or sports team towards each other. ¹

3. Noun. A label used to indicate that a letter is to be sent by airmail. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Etiquette

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Etiquette

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etiologists
etiology
etiopathic
etiopathogeneses
etiopathogenesis
etiopathogenetic
etiopathogenic
etiopathology
etioplast
etioplasts
etioporphyrin
etioporphyrins
etiotropic
etiquettal
etiquette (current term)
etiquettes
etiracetam
etizolam
etna
etnas
etodolac
etofamide
etofenprox
etoglucid
etoile
etoiles
etolin
etomidate
etomoxir

Literary usage of Etiquette

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1. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1882)
"BOOKS on etiquette have a real value. To the newly accredited explorer in the ... etiquette may be considered as the bye-laws of civilisation, binding upon ..."

2. Songs and Ballads of the American Revolution by Henry Llewellyn Williams, jr (1905)
"THE etiquette. 1779. There are various versions of this sarcastic ... THE etiquette. WHAT though America doth pour Her millions to Britannia's store, ..."

3. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli (1823)
"At length the Marquis de Potat appeared, and the king ordered him to damp the fires: but he excused himself; alleging that he was forbidden by the etiquette ..."

4. Paris: Including a Description of the Principal Edifices and Curiosities of by Louis-S├ębastien Mercier (1817)
"etiquette. P RINCES who command the world obey etiquette ; the philosopher ... The etiquette established in courts might demand the pencil of Rabelais. ..."

5. Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan by Asiatic Society of Japan (1885)
"Japanese etiquette is rapidly giving way before the powerful thawing influence of western ... It is to be noted that the Ogasawara style of etiquette, ..."

6. Elements of International Law by Henry Wheaton, William Beach Lawrence (1855)
"Di- tain etiquette, to be observed by the members of the etiquette. ... Such are the visits of etiquette, which the diplomatic ceremonial of Europe requires ..."

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