in polite company

Definition of in polite company

  1. :  in formal settings :  with people you do not know well It's not something you should talk about in polite company.

Word by Word Definitions

politeplay
  1. :  of, relating to, or having the characteristics of advanced culture

    :  marked by refined cultural interests and pursuits especially in arts and belles lettres

    :  showing or characterized by correct social usage

companyplay
  1. :  association with another :  fellowship

    :  companions, associates

    :  visitors, guests

  1. :  accompany

    :  associate


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