good manners

  • 1 good manners — index consideration (sympathetic regard), courtesy, decorum, propriety (correctness), protocol (etiquette), respect …

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  • 2 good manners — Synonyms and related words: amenities, bienseance, civilities, civility, comity, convention, correct deportment, correctitude, correctness, courtesy, courtliness, decencies, decorum, diplomatic code, discourtesy, elegance, elegancies, etiquette,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 3 good manners — etiquette, politeness, good breeding, proper decorum …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 4 good manners — /gʊd ˈmænəz/ (say good manuhz) plural noun behaviour which is characterised by courtesy and gentility …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 5 good manners — noun a courteous manner • Syn: ↑courtesy • Ant: ↑discourtesy (for: ↑courtesy) • Hypernyms: ↑manner, ↑personal manner …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 6 evil communications corrupt good manners — Proper conduct is harmfully influenced by false information or knowledge; also used to assert the deleterious effect of bad example. With allusion to I CORINTHIANS xv. 33 (AV) Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners. c 1425 J.… …

    Proverbs new dictionary

  • 7 good — /good/, adj., better, best, n., interj., adv. adj. 1. morally excellent; virtuous; righteous; pious: a good man. 2. satisfactory in quality, quantity, or degree: a good teacher; good health. 3. of high quality; excellent. 4. right; proper; fit:… …

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  • 8 good — [good] adj. better, best [ME gode < OE gōd, akin to Ger gut < IE base * ghedh , to unite, be associated, suitable > GATHER] I a general term of approval or commendation 1. a) suitable to a purpose; effective; efficient [a lamp good to… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 manners — Synonyms and related words: action, actions, activity, acts, address, affectation, air, amenities, bearing, behavior, behavior pattern, behavioral norm, behavioral science, bienseance, bon ton, carriage, civilities, civility, comity, comportment …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10 Manners bit — Manner Man ner, n. [OE. manere, F. mani[ e]re, from OF. manier, adj., manual, skillful, handy, fr. (assumed) LL. manarius, for L. manuarius belonging to the hand, fr. manus the hand. See {Manual}.] 1. Mode of action; way of performing or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 good form — Synonyms and related words: amenities, bienseance, civilities, civility, comity, conformity, convenance, convention, conventional usage, conventionalism, conventionality, correctness, courtliness, custom, decencies, decency, decorousness, decorum …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 manners — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. pl. conduct, behavior, deportment; courtesy, politeness. See fashion. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Personal behavior] Syn. conduct, deportment, bearing; see behavior 1 . 2. [Polite behavior] Syn. etiquette …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 good form — noun behavior that conforms to social conventions of the time it is not good form to brag about winning • Hypernyms: ↑propriety, ↑properness, ↑correctitude * * * GOOD MANNERS, manners, polite behaviour, correct behaviour, convention, etiquette,… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 good — [[t]g ʊd[/t]] ♦ better, best 1) ADJ GRADED Good means pleasant or enjoyable. We had a really good time together... I know they would have a better life here... There s nothing better than a good cup of hot coffee... It s so good to hear your… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 good form — it is not good form to leave visitors on their own Syn: good manners, manners, polite behavior, correct behavior, convention, etiquette, protocol; informal the done thing …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 good — [[t]gʊd[/t]] adj. bet•ter, best, n. interj. adv. 1) morally excellent; virtuous; righteous: a good man[/ex] 2) satisfactory in quality, quantity, or degree: a good teacher; good health[/ex] 3) of high quality; excellent: to wear good jewelry[/ex] …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 good — see if you can’t be good, be careful a good beginning makes a good ending there’s many a good cock come out of a tattered bag no good deed goes unpunished he is a good dog who goes to church the good die young …

    Proverbs new dictionary

  • 18 good-breeding — n. Politeness, civility, courtesy, urbanity, affability, polish, good manners …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 19 Good — Good, a. [Compar. {Better}; superl. {Best}. These words, though used as the comparative and superlative of good, are from a different root.] [AS. G[=o]d, akin to D. goed, OS. g[=o]d, OHG. guot, G. gut, Icel. g[=o][eth]r, Sw. & Dan. god, Goth.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Good breeding — Good Good, a. [Compar. {Better}; superl. {Best}. These words, though used as the comparative and superlative of good, are from a different root.] [AS. G[=o]d, akin to D. goed, OS. g[=o]d, OHG. guot, G. gut, Icel. g[=o][eth]r, Sw. & Dan. god, Goth …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English