from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Polite; courteous.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having good manners; polite; well-bred; complaisant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Polite; well-bred; complaisant; courteous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having good manners; polite, courteous, and socially correct; conforming to standards of good behaviour.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective socially correct in behavior
  • adjective of good upbringing


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