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Definition of Courtesy


  1. Politeness; civility; urbanity; courtliness.
  2. An act of civility or respect; an act of kindness or favor performed with politeness.
  3. Favor or indulgence, as distinguished from right; as, a title given one by courtesy.
  4. An act of civility, respect, or reverence, made by women, consisting of a slight depression or dropping of the body, with bending of the knees.
  5. To make a respectful salutation or movement of respect; esp. (with reference to women), to bow the body slightly, with bending of the knes.
  6. To treat with civility.
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