November 04, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
etiquette /ˈɛtɪkət/ noun
etiquette
/ˈɛtɪkət/
noun
The girl is not following proper etiquette when eating pasta.
The girl is not following proper etiquette when eating pasta.
Learner's definition of ETIQUETTE

[noncount]

: the rules indicating the proper and polite way to behave

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

  • a book of etiquette

  • telephone etiquette [=the proper way to behave when speaking on the telephone]

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