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, diplomatic code, elegance, elegancies, etiquette, exquisite manners, form, formalities, formality, good manners, manners, mores, natural politeness, point of etiquette, politeness, politesse, proprieties, propriety, protocol, punctilio, quiet good manners, rules of conduct, seemliness, social code, social conduct, social convention, social graces, social procedures, social usage

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Good form — Form Form (f[=o]rm; in senses 8 & 9, often f[=o]rm in England), n. [OE. & F. forme, fr. L. forma; cf. Skr. dhariman. Cf. {Firm}.] 1. The shape and structure of anything, as distinguished from the material of which it is composed; particular… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • good form — index decorum, protocol (etiquette) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • good form — noun Behavior that is both morally and socially correct; proper manner, decorum or etiquette. The queen is a model of good form. Ant: bad form …   Wiktionary

  • good form — /gʊd ˈfɔm/ (say good fawm) noun conduct that satisfies current commonly accepted standards …   Australian English dictionary

  • good form — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Socially correct behavior: decorum, etiquette, manner (used in plural), mores, propriety (also used in plural), p s and q s. See USUAL …   English dictionary for students

  • good form — noun behaviour complying with social conventions …   English new terms dictionary

  • good form —  In accordance with accepted social conventions …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • in good form — Contrast: IN BAD FORM …   Dictionary of American idioms


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