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Definitions of decent

  1. Decentness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. in the right manner; "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Decently. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. conforming to conventions of sexual behavior; "speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd"- George Santayana Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress; "a modest neckline in her dress"; "though one of her shoulder straps had slipped down, she was perfectly decent by current standards" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. (informal) decently clothed; "are you decent?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous; "from a decent family"; "a nice girl" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. decently clothed; "are you decent?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  9. Suitable in words, behavior, dress, or ceremony; becoming; fit; decorous; proper; seemly; as, decent conduct; decent language. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Free from immodesty or obscenity; modest. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Comely; shapely; well-formed. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Becoming; suitable; respectable; modest; as, decent clothes; passable. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. Becoming: seemly: proper: modest: moderate: tolerable. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. Seemly; proper; modest. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. Proper; decorous; respectable; modest; chaste. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. Sufficient; passable; moderate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for decent

  1. They might even yet be men, wear decent clothes, stand up straight and look their fellow men in the eye! – The Social Work of the Salvation Army by Edwin Gifford Lamb
  2. Well, it was decent of you, Hugh, I must say. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
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