good behavior


noun

satisfactory, proper, or polite conduct.
conduct conformable to law; orderly conduct: The convict's sentence was reduced for good behavior.
proper fulfillment of the duties of an office, especially a public office: The incumbent could not be discharged during good behavior.

Nearby words

  1. good around,
  2. good as done, as,
  3. good as gold, as,
  4. good as one's word, as,
  5. good as, as,
  6. good book,
  7. good buddy,
  8. good cheer,
  9. good cholesterol,
  10. good conduct medal

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Examples from the Web for good behavior

  • She would make no promises for future good-behavior, she showed no evidence of shame.

    The Girl and Her Religion|Margaret Slattery