in polite society/company

Definition of in polite society/company

:with people who value good manners
  • Certain words should not be used in polite society/company.

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

  3. : showing or characterized by correct social usage

society play
  1. : companionship or association with one's fellows : friendly or intimate intercourse : company

  2. : a voluntary association of individuals for common ends

  3. : an enduring and cooperating social group whose members have developed organized patterns of relationships through interaction with one another

  1. : of, relating to, or typical of fashionable society

company play
  1. : association with another : fellowship

  2. : companions, associates

  3. : visitors, guests

  1. : accompany

  2. : associate


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