Courtesy, Excessive Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Courtesy, Excessive

  1. Alphonse and Gaston personifications of overdone politeness. [Comics: Horn, 77–78]
  2. Haskell, Eddie hypocritical teenager, gracious toward adults, pugnacious toward children. [TV: “Leave it to Beaver” in Terrace, II, 18–19]
  3. Petruchio his excessive courtesy a stratagem to break Katharina. [Br. Lit.: The Taming of the Shrew]

Covetousness (See GREED.)