Definition of DECENT

Adjective : DECENT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous; "from a decent family"; "a nice girl" ;

  • 2. (

    ) in harmony with the spirit of particular persons or occasion; "a decent burial"; "We have come to dedicate a portion of that field...It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this" ;

  • 3. (

    ) conforming to conventions of sexual behavior; "speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd"- George Santayana ;

  • 4. (

    ) sufficiently clothed to see visitors or appear in public; "are you decent?" ;

  • 5. (

    ) observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress; "though one of her shoulder straps had slipped down, she was perfectly decent by current standards" ;

Adverb : DECENT

Source: WordNet 3.1


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