1. A polite phrase used after one has done something that does not adhere to proper etiquette. Oh, excuse, please—I didn't mean to bump into you, ma'am. Excuse, please! Gosh, I don't know what's making me so gassy today!
2. A polite phrase said when one is trying to pass through a crowded area. Excuse, please, I have to get through with this cart.
3. A polite phrase used to signal someone or get someone's attention. Excuse, please—I was wondering if you could help me with something.
See also: please
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