Definitions for etiquetteˈɛt ɪ kɪt, -ˌkɛt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

et•i•quetteˈɛt ɪ kɪt, -ˌkɛt(n.)

  1. conventional requirements as to proper social behavior.

  2. a prescribed code of usage in matters of ceremony:

    court etiquette.

  3. the code of ethical behavior among the members of a profession:

    medical etiquette.

Origin of etiquette:

1740–50; < F étiquette, MF estiquette ticket, memorandum, der. of estiqu(i)er to attach < Gmc

Princeton's WordNet

  1. etiquette(noun)

    rules governing socially acceptable behavior

Wiktionary

  1. etiquette(Noun)

    The forms required by good breeding, or prescribed by authority, to be observed in social or official life; observance of the proprieties of rank and occasion; conventional decorum; ceremonial code of polite society.

  2. etiquette(Noun)

    A label used to indicate that a letter is to be sent by airmail.

  3. etiquette(Noun)

    The customary behavior of members of a profession, business, law, or sports team towards each other.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Etiquette(noun)

    the forms required by good breeding, or prescribed by authority, to be observed in social or official life; observance of the proprieties of rank and occasion; conventional decorum; ceremonial code of polite society

Freebase

  1. Etiquette

    Etiquette is a code of behavior that delineates expectations for social behavior according to contemporary conventional norms within a society, social class, or group. The French word étiquette, literally signifying a tag or label first appeared in English around 1750.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. ETIQUETTE

    A convenient code of conduct which makes Lying a virtue and Snobbishness a righteous deed.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

etiquette(noun)

rules for correct or polite behaviour between people, or within certain professions

medical/legal etiquette.

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