Part of speech:
The definition of courteous is a polite and considerate person.
Having or showing good manners; well-behaved; polite; courteous
Produced under artificial and controlled conditions:
Born to parents considered to be of good stock. Used of animals.
Assumed or simulated to impress others:
Having the outward appearance but lacking in substance:
The definition of prim is a proper, precise and formal person.
Having or showing a certain manner:
Characterized by short steps or affected daintiness
Conventional is defined as someone or something widely accepted, or something related to a convention.
Modelled after another thing.
The definition of honest is someone or something that is truthful, trustworthy or genuine.
Actually possessing the alleged or apparent attribute or character:
Having or showing good manners; esp., courteous, considerate, tactful, etc.
Precise to a fine degree.
Trained and developed; refined; cultured
Characterized by a sense of propriety or refinement; impressively fastidious in manners and tastes
Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle:
Conforming to current style in dress, decoration, behavior, etc.; smart; fashionable
The definition of urbane is someone polished, suave or sophisticated.
Not cultured or cultivated:
Not polished; uncut; said of a gem.
Unpleasantly forceful or harsh:
Like or characteristic of a boor; rude; awkward; ill-mannered
Sufficiently observing or befitting accepted social usages; polite:
Having or showing good manners; polite; courteous
Distinct and correct in sound or meaning:
The definition of prissy is someone fussy and overly proper, or clothing with a lot of fancy elements.
Designating an adjective formed from a proper noun, as Bostonian
Like or characteristic of a prude; too modest or proper
Extremely or excessively strict in matters of morals and religion
Narrowly strict or severe in behavior or moral views
The definition of stuffy is a nose that is full of mucus, or a room that is not properly ventilated, or a conservative or stodgy person.
Showing, variously, the middle-class respectability, prudery, bigotry, etc. generally attributed to Victorian England
Marked by little or no ornamentation or decoration:
Marked by refinement in taste and manners; cultured.
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