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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Good manners.

Usage examples (35)
  • All doors open to courtesy.
  • Latin courtesy is a highly refined art, of which exaggeration is a part.
  • So Bound for Glory climaxed with Sting winning the title courtesy of an assist from Kevin Nash.
  • (0600 GMT) at the presidential guesthouse in Pretoria for what it called a courtesy call. for more
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  • A "curtsy" (bending of the knees as a formal bow made by women) is an old-fashioned "courtesy" (polite behavior).
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