etiquette etiquette  /ˈɛ tə kət/

Definition(s):

  • (n) rules governing socially acceptable behavior

Usage(s):

  1. You might think the current economic crisis would put etiquette expert Peggy Post out of work.
  2. Better known as Miss Manners, Martin has helped transform etiquette from the realm of society matrons to a tool for everyday life.
  3. With the world at its door, China takes a crash course in Western etiquette.

News

  1. Veteran says Flag Day often overshadowed

    Flag etiquette an important part of this patriotic holiday, according to experts
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Anderson Independent-Mail

  2. Students' behavior when facing Old Glory bothers school board

    Brevard School Board chair Barbara Murray said flag etiquette education should be emphasized for all students. / Getty Images/Comstock Images Respect for U.S. Flag in Schools Students have the responsibility to show respect during the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Bay Bulletin

  3. Modern Etiquette: Finer points of the British Summer Season

    (Jo Bryant is an etiquette advisor and editor at Debrett's, the UK authority on etiquette and modern manners (www.debretts.com). Any opinions expressed are her own.) By Jo Bryant LONDON (Reuters) - The British Summer Season is here, and the next few months are packed with special days and evenings out at sporting and cultural events. Here is some essential advice on etiquette and manners for ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "Everyone is afraid to lose their ticket," Furyk said. "The etiquette and behavior is far better than anywhere else because of the fear factor."
    on Mar 16, 2010 By: Jim Furyk Source: Boston Herald

  2. "It was my fault," Leipheimer said. "Usually, you can put your foot down, but not today. I just didn't concentrate for a second. I landed on my butt. It hurts, but nothing's broken, so it's no big deal. It's racing etiquette not to attack...
    on Feb 17, 2009 By: Levi Leipheimer Source: USA Today

  3. "This isn't about Washington etiquette, it's about bringing our troops home," said Obama. "This is how real change happens in America. This isn't symbolic, this is real."
    on May 10, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

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