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Decent

Definition

[adv] in the right manner; "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?"
[adj] conforming to conventions of sexual behavior; "speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd"- George Santayana
[adj] 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"
[adj] (informal) decently clothed; "are you decent?"
[adj] according with custom or propriety; "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"
[adj] socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous; "from a decent family"; "a nice girl"
[adj] enough to meet a purpose; "an adequate income"; "the food was adequate"; "a decent wage"; "enough food"; "food enough"

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Antonyms

improperly, indecent