Synonyms for (adjective) decent

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: modest

Definition: not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance


Synonyms: decent

Definition: decently clothed

Usage: are you decent?

Similar words: modest

Definition: not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: proper

Definition: marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness

Usage: proper medical treatment; proper manners


Synonyms: decent, nice

Definition: socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous

Usage: from a decent family; a nice girl

Similar words: respectable

Definition: characterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals

Usage: a respectable woman


Synonyms: adequate, decent, enough

Definition: sufficient for the purpose

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

Similar words: sufficient

Definition: of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant

Usage: sufficient food