in good taste


: proper and acceptable
Some people felt that her behavior wasn't in good taste.

Examples of in good taste in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Frequently done, but never in good taste. Hyunjun Park, Forbes, 4 June 2021 Plenty of people would scoff at the notion of a Real Housewife serving as the arbiter of what is and is not in good taste. Jessica M. Goldstein, Marie Claire, 19 Apr. 2021 What the virtual attendees didn’t expect was that a profanity filter aimed at keeping attendees’ verbiage in good taste had run amok. Alex Fox, Smithsonian Magazine, 19 Oct. 2020 Conclusion after taping several MLB games each night and getting a taste of artificial crowd noise: The Giants lead the league in good taste. Bruce Jenkins,, 31 July 2020

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“In good taste.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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