mind one's p's and q's

Definition of mind one's p's and q's

  1. :  to be careful about behaving in a polite or proper way We knew to mind our p's and q's around our aunt.

Word by Word Definitions

mindplay
  1. :  recollection, memory

    :  the element or complex (see 1complex 1) of elements in an individual that feels, perceives, thinks, wills, and especially reasons

    :  the conscious mental events and capabilities in an organism

  1. :  remind

    :  remember

    :  to attend to closely

  1. :  the 16th letter of the English alphabet

    :  a graphic representation of this letter

    :  a speech counterpart of orthographic p

  1. : page; pages

    : parental generation

    : part

  1. :  the 17th letter of the English alphabet

    :  a graphic representation of this letter

    :  a speech counterpart of orthographic q

  1. : quart

    : quartile

    : quarto


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