table manners Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “table manners” in the English Dictionary

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table mannersnoun [plural]

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the way you ​eatyourfood, or the ​sociallyacceptable way to ​eatyourfood, ​especially when ​eating a ​meal with ​others: Your ​tablemanners are ​awful - don't you ​know how to use a ​knife and ​fork? I don't ​think he ​everlearnedtablemanners at ​home.
(Definition of table manners from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “table manners”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指与他人一起吃饭时的)吃相, 餐桌礼仪…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指與他人一起吃飯時的)吃相, 餐桌禮儀…
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