manners manners  /ˈmæ nərz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) social deportment

Usage(s):

  1. As campuses fight boorish behavior, the nation's largest fraternity seeks a manners makeover.
  2. Good manners are not nearly so good as they used to be.

News

  1. Cheers and Jeers

    Jeers: To people who talk during the student speeches at commencement exercises. Your lack of manners and common courtesy prevents those around you from hearing the speeches. Also, if an older person is looking for a seat, allow her to have the aisle seat. The rules prohibited saving seats.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram

  2. Kids learn manners matter at Oak Brook library

    OAK BROOK — Kristina Smola was anything but thrilled when her mom informed her that she would be attending a June 19 program on manners. Kristina, 12, attended the Manners Do Matter: Out-And-About And On-The-Go Manners with her Alexis Doellinger, 7, and 24 other children at the Oak Brook Public Library. “I didn’t want to do this during the summer,” Kristina said. When the hour-long program was ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Doings Oak Brook

  3. Miss Manners: Husband's new wedding band leaves wife feeling left out

    Dear Miss Manners: My husband and I have been married 12 years. He once lost his original wedding band, and we got another one. (Maybe 10-plus years ago - a while back.) Today, he "surprised" me with his Father's Day gift of a new wedding band.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

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Quotes

  1. "I grew up feeling that the most important thing in life was to have good manners and to enhance the lives of others," Brooke Astor said in a 1992 interview with The Associated Press.
    on Aug 13, 2007 By: Brooke Astor Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "There's nothing wrong with trying to have a bit of common decency about things," said Vickery. "They say it's a professional sport but some old-fashioned manners don't go amiss. The way Brian has been treated has not been great. He did some...
    on Apr 18, 2008 By: Phil Vickery Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "Let me tell you something right quick," he said. "When you're in the moment, you're in the moment. If I slobber, snot, spit, please excuse me. Kids, don't do that. Have manners and things like that. Sorry about that."
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Glen Davis Source: USA Today

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