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Adjective: decent  dee-sunt
  1. Conforming to conventions of sexual behaviour
    "speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd"
  2. Socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous
    "from a decent family";
    - nice
  3. In harmony with the spirit of particular persons or occasion
    "a decent burial";
    - fitting
  4. Sufficiently clothed to see visitors or appear in public
    "are you decent?"
  5. Observing conventional sexual mores in speech, behaviour or dress
    "though one of her shoulder straps had slipped down, she was perfectly decent by current standards"
  6. Meeting requirements
    "I would kill for a decent cup of coffee"; "a decent wage";
    - satisfactory, acceptable
Adverb: decent  dee-sunt
  1. In the right manner; correctly; suitably
    "can't you carry me decent?";
    - properly, decently, right

See also: clean, decorous, good, modest, proper, respectable, unobjectionable

Antonym: indecent

Encyclopedia: Decent