from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The practices and forms prescribed by social convention or by authority.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A ticket or label, specifically one attached to a specimen of natural history.
- noun Conventional requirement or custom in regard to social behavior or observance; prescriptive usage, especially in polite society or for ceremonial intercourse; propriety of conduct as established in any class or community or for any occasion; good manners; polite behavior.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- 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.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The
formsrequired by good breeding, or prescribed by authority, to be observedin social or official life; observance of the proprieties of rank and occasion; conventional decorum; ceremonialcode of polite society.
- noun The
customary behaviorof members of a profession, business, law, or sports team towards each other.
- noun A
labelused to indicate that a letter is to be sent by airmail.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun rules governing socially acceptable behavior
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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In one direction they lay upon us the bonds of what we call etiquette,
As you would expect in a country that came up with the word etiquette, it is easy for foreigners to commit faux pas in France.
So the bagger relents, finally, and we leave, but I feel kind of bad about the whole thing. posted by Daryl Scroggins in etiquette, mental health, relationships, self-help | * | 11 comments comments
Is there a certain etiquette to tracking a deer when you know you're going to have to move through another hunters territory, let alone if you find the deer down 60 yards from his stand?
Etiquette question...I've always rifle hunted and have been lucky to not have to track any of my kills.
To modern eyes, the manual can seem overly conscious of presenting a positive image before whites, but otherwise, regarding gender roles, it is no different than what can be found in etiquette manuals aimed at the general populace.
They quickly turned back to their salads of iceberg lettuce with thousand island dressing, and I thought of how vastly lucky I was to be with a person who would do such a marvelous thing. posted by Deron Bauman in etiquette, family, food, religion | * | 2 comments comments
Office etiquette is not my forte and it always involves greeting people I don't really know ...
Bobulate parses contemporary uses of the salutation (via): posted by Andrew Simone in etiquette, language | * | comment
And just like in other areas of our lives, etiquette is mandatory.
We will release a picture shortly. posted by Lucy Foley in etiquette, government, politics | * | 10 comments comments
gangerh commented on the word etiquette
Knowing which fingers to put in your mouth when you whistle for the waiter.
February 17, 2008
ahuja.ankit commented on the word etiquette
Its double 't' at the end :)
February 20, 2008
afredricks commented on the word etiquette
When traveling, it's important to be aware of the etiquette of the culture you will be visiting.
May 20, 2009