Adjective Definition

decent

1.Definition: conforming to conventions of sexual behavior

"Speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd"


2.Definition: in harmony with the spirit of particular persons or occasion

"A decent burial"

Related Adjective(s):fitting


3.Definition: meeting requirements

"I would kill for a decent cup of coffee", "A decent wage"

Related Adjective(s):acceptable, satisfactory


4.Definition: 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"


5.Definition: socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous

"From a decent family"

Related Adjective(s):nice


6.Definition: sufficiently clothed to see visitors or appear in public

"Are you decent?"




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