rules governing socially acceptable behavior
- It's a matter of etiquette.
- It is not etiquette to do so.
- I think the etiquette is to suck it up, literally.
- She was dismayed at their ignorance in etiquette.
- There's proper etiquette for everything, even an orgy.
- It is against etiquette to call on a person early in the morning.
- It's important to train your staff in correct telephone etiquette as they often create the first impression of your company.