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    decent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word decent

    Definition
    (adj) socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous
    Synonyms : nice
    Example Sentence
    • from a decent family
    • a nice girl
    Definition
    (adj) according with custom or propriety
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) conforming to conventions of sexual behavior
    Example Sentence
    • speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd
    Definition
    (adj) sufficient for the purpose
    Synonyms : adequate , enough
    Example Sentence
    • an adequate income
    • the food was adequate
    • a decent wage
    • enough food
    • food enough
    Definition
    (adj) decently clothed
    Example Sentence
    • are you decent?
    Definition
    (adj) observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress
    Example Sentence
    • a modest neckline in her dress
    • though one of her shoulder straps had slipped down, she was perfectly decent by current standards
    Definition
    (adv) in the right manner
    Example Sentence
    • please do your job properly!
    • can't you carry me decent?
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