Definitions for decent

Definitions for (adj) decent

Main entry: decent

Definition: conforming to conventions of sexual behavior

Usage: speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd- George Santayana

Main entry: decent

Definition: observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress

Usage: a modest neckline in her dress; though one of her shoulder straps had slipped down, she was perfectly decent by current standards

Main entry: decent

Definition: decently clothed

Usage: are you decent?

Main entry: seemly, becoming, decent, decorous, comely, comme il faut

Definition: according with custom or propriety

Usage: her becoming modesty; comely behavior; it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money; a decent burial; seemly behavior

Main entry: decent, nice

Definition: socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous

Usage: from a decent family; a nice girl

Main entry: adequate, decent, enough

Definition: sufficient for the purpose

Usage: an adequate income; the food was adequate; a decent wage; enough food; food enough

Definitions for (adv) decent

Main entry: in good order, right, properly, the right way, decent, decently

Definition: in the right manner

Usage: please do your job properly!; can't you carry me decent?

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