Definition of good form in English:

good form


mass noun
  • Behaviour that complies with current social conventions.

    ‘it wasn't considered good form to show too much enthusiasm’
    • ‘It is not strictly good form to bet on how long all the speeches will take.’
    • ‘I felt it was good form to give them a call and let them know.’
    • ‘I bit my lip, as surely it can't be good form to do a mayday, even if it's supposedly off any monitored channel.’
    • ‘It's never good form to freak out your hosts, and I had done so yet again.’
    conformity, scrupulousness, meticulousness, conscientiousness, punctiliousness, exactitude, precision, strictness, nicety
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