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English adjective: decorous

1. decorous characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct


SamplesThe tete-a-tete was decorous in the extreme.


Similarin good taste, sedate, staid


See alsoproper


Antonymsindecorous, indelicate

2. decorous according with custom or propriety


SamplesHer becoming modesty.
Comely behavior.
It is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money.
A decent burial.
Seemly behavior.


Synonymsbecoming, comely, comme il faut, decent, seemly


Similarproper


Antonymsimproper









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