code of behavior

Definitions of code of behavior
  1. noun
    a set of conventional principles and expectations that are considered binding on any person who is a member of a particular group
    synonyms: code of conduct
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    types:
    courtly love
    (Middle Ages) a highly conventionalized code of conduct for lovers
    knight errantry
    (Middle Ages) the code of conduct observed by a knight errant who is wandering in search of deeds of chivalry
    protocol
    code of correct conduct
    type of:
    convention, formula, normal, pattern, rule
    something regarded as a normative example
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