Share this entry

Share this page

etiquette

Saltos de línea: eti|quette
Pronunciación: /ˈɛtɪkɛt
 
, ɛtɪˈkɛt
 
/

Definición de etiquette en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
The customary code of polite behaviour in society or among members of a particular profession or group: the rules of etiquette are changing [with modifier]: court etiquette was now familiar to Joan [as modifier]: etiquette books
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The basic code that helps maintain a healthy society is etiquette towards others.
  • Codes and etiquette are no way to deal with issues such as racism, sexism or homophobia.
  • She is also an ambassador for UNICEF, and has written a series of best-selling books on etiquette for women.
Sinónimos
protocol, polite behaviour, good manners, manners, acceptable behaviour, accepted behaviour, proper behaviour, code of behaviour, rules of conduct/behaviour, decorum, form, good form;
custom, customary behaviour, convention, conformity, conventionality;
Frenchpolitesse
informal the thing to do
humorous couth

Origen

mid 18th century: from French étiquette 'list of ceremonial observances of a court', also 'label, etiquette', from Old French estiquette (see ticket).

More
  • A French word which means literally ‘label or ticket’ and also ‘list of ceremonial observances at a royal court’. Its Old French root is the source of our word ticket. It is not completely clear why the word moved from meaning ‘ticket or label’ to ‘code of correct behaviour’, but people probably started thinking of an étiquette as a list of correct forms of behaviour.

Words that rhyme with etiquette

propjet • turbojetoutlet

Definición de etiquette en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día tenebrous
Pronunciación: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure