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English definition of “table manners”

table manners

noun [plural] uk   us  
the way you eat your food, or the socially acceptable way to eat your food, especially when eating a meal with others: Your table manners are appalling - don't you know how to use a knife and fork? Don't they teach you table manners at school?Behaving, interacting and behaviour
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