n. 1 A skill for dealing with people and society. 2 The ability to fit into polite society and behave properly and with etiquette.
Usage examples of "social grace".
He was a rough, convivial host, and what he lacked in social grace, he made up for with tales of his adventures on the prairie.
The smile remained wide as Herr Gerstmann explained our mission, though a less experienced fortune-teller than I could have seen the tightening cheek muscles that turned it from a social grace to a rictus of necessity.
He was self-conscious as a boy, an odd mien for a man who had commanded armies in the name of his Emperor, and whose own social grace had made Mara the envy of unmarried daughters of great houses.
Besides brains, beauty, a nice personality, a good sense of humor, social grace, wealth, and non-Vor genetics, that is?
Mark was encouraged to believe Enrique was developing a social grace after all.
STILL LESSER PERFECTION OF SOCIAL GRACE CAME WITH THE SPINED ANIMALS OTHER THAN YOUR-SELVES.
Ian Munro, wonder-kid of investment banking, a man of social grace and exquisite taste, knew the cost of everything but the value of nothing worthwhile.
With discreet social grace, either Heidi or Colonel Boldt were always on hand to steer him from one group of guests to the next, and the wine waiter brought him a glass of mineral water when he refused the champagne that was offered.
Otrath has all the social grace of an oyster, so he's imprisoned me out here in the hinterlands with nothing but the booming of the surf and the screeching of gulls for company.