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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mannersnoun

    social deportment

    "he has the manners of a pig"

Wiktionary

  1. mannersnoun

    Etiquette (always plural in this sense).

Wikipedia

  1. manners

    Etiquette () is the set of norms of personal behaviour in polite society, usually occurring in the form of an ethical code of the expected and accepted social behaviours that accord with the conventions and norms observed and practised by a society, a social class, or a social group. In modern English usage, the French word étiquette (label and tag) dates from the year 1750.

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  1. manners

    Manners are socially acceptable behaviors and etiquette practices that are considered respectful, considerate, and polite in a particular culture or society. They encompass a wide range of behaviors, such as table etiquette, communication style, punctuality, and treatment of others, reflecting an individual's upbringing, personal ethics, and awareness towards others' feelings.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. MANNERS

    A difficult symphony in the key of B natural.

Editors Contribution

  1. mannersnoun

    Plural noun of the word manner.

    People love other people who use manners, it makes them feel respected.


    Submitted by MaryC on October 8, 2016  


  2. manners

    To say please and thanks.

    Manners are vital in life to ensure we feel appreciative and appreciated.


    Submitted by MaryC on January 19, 2020  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. MANNERS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Manners is ranked #13949 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Manners surname appeared 2,164 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Manners.

    80.9% or 1,752 total occurrences were White.
    10.3% or 223 total occurrences were Black.
    4.3% or 94 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.2% or 49 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.3% or 29 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.7% or 17 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of manners in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of manners in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of manners in a Sentence

  1. John Milton:

    If we think we regulate printing, thereby to rectfy manners, we must regulate all regulations and pastimes, all that is delightful to man.

  2. Charles Simmons:

    Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence, and usefulness; a little attention and energy will form the habit, so as to make it easy and delightful.

  3. Aleister Crowley:

    Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales.

  4. Sir Thomas More:

    The most part of all princes have more delight in warlike manners and feats of chivalry than in the good feats of peace.

  5. Lillian Gish:

    You can get through life with bad manners, but it’s easier with good manners.

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