polite speech

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of polite speech

: somewhat formal speech that is not offensive and can be used in all situations

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

speech play
  1. : the communication or expression of thoughts in spoken words

  2. : exchange of spoken words : conversation

  3. : something that is spoken : utterance


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