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Definition of "good manners" [good manners]

  • The treatment of other people with courtesy and politeness, and showing correct public behaviour. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "good manners" in a sentence
  • "Gideon, in turn, had said that Wendy was "a vulgarian, who lacks the nuance to know why it's not good manners to grace everybody with lurid details of one's menstrual problems at the dinner table.""
  • "Stepping in where Alastair MacQueen and Enoch Davies feared to go, she attached herself to them and flirted with Luke blatantly, forced him for the sake of good manners to ask her to dance."
  • "But the enumeration is unsystematical, and in this country, where the produce of the earth is so spontaneous as to have rendered things of this kind scarcely a breach of civility or good manners in the eyes of the people, quaere, if it would not too much enlarge the field of Criminal law?"