Meaning of propriety
Pronunciation: (pru-prī'i-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
- conformity to established standards of good or proper behavior or manners.
- appropriateness to the purpose or circumstances; suitability.
- rightness or justness.
- the conventional standards of proper behavior; manners: to observe the proprieties.
- a property.
- a peculiarity or characteristic of something.
- propriety (Thesaurus)