Etiquette - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈetɪket|  American pronunciation of the word etiquette
Brit.  |ˈɛtɪkɛt|  British pronunciation of the word etiquette

noun

- rules governing socially acceptable behavior

Examples

Her failure to respond to the invitation was a serious breach of etiquette.

...the couple exhibited poor etiquette when they left the party without saying good-bye to the host and hostess...

intimidated by the hobgoblins of etiquette

...the etiquette expert was celebrated for her absolutely impeccable manners...

...mossy rules of etiquette that date from the Victorian era...

punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette

very sniffy about breaches of etiquette

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