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Definitions of decent:
  • adjective:   observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress
    Example: "Though one of her shoulder straps had slipped down, she was perfectly decent by current standards"
  • adjective:   decently clothed
    Example: "Are you decent?"
  • adjective:   socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous
    Example: "From a decent family"
  • adjective:   conforming to conventions of sexual behavior
    Example: "Speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd- George Santayana"
  • adjective:   enough to meet a purpose
    Example: "A decent wage"
  • adjective:   according with custom or propriety
    Example: "A decent burial"
  • adverb:   in the right manner
    Example: "Can't you carry me decent?"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #44125)

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