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- n. Behavior that is both morally and socially correct; proper manner, decorum or etiquette.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the general appearance, condition or action, originally of horses, afterwards of persons; as, the members of a boat crew are said to be in good form when they pull together uniformly. The phrases are further used colloquially in description of conduct or manners in society; as, it is not good form to smoke in the presence of a lady.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. behavior that conforms to social conventions of the time
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It was considered good form to conduct a quick walk-around inspection of one's aircraft.
In spite of anything you have read it is still not good form to shoot your way into or out of either Torrs or the New Stanley.
The Palatinate Franchise having proved to be a good form of government in England, and withal safe against a very strong development of popular liberty, the king and the Lords Proprietors considered it the best system for a colony planted so far away from royal oversight as America.
This is a good form of exercise for you—bending over and retrieving kicked-off socks.