Glossary Term:Etiquette

Guidelines for how things are done socially.

Etiquette is an overall guide — not necessarily hard and fast rules — of how things are done, socially.

Emily Post is probably the most well-known author of wedding etiquette.

 

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
etiquette (noun)
the conduct or procedure required by good breeding or prescribed by authority to be observed in social or official life
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