English adjective: decent
|1.||decent socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous|
|Samples||From a decent family.|
A nice girl.
|2.||decent according with custom or propriety|
|Samples||Her becoming modesty.|
It is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money.
A decent burial.
|Synonyms||becoming, comely, comme il faut, decorous, seemly|
|3.||decent conforming to conventions of sexual behavior|
|Samples||Speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd.|
|See also||clean, decorous, proper, unobjectionable|
|4.||decent sufficient for the purpose|
|Samples||An adequate income.|
The food was adequate.
A decent wage.
|5.||decent decently clothed|
|Samples||Are you decent?.|
|6.||decent observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress|
|Samples||A modest neckline in her dress.|
Though one of her shoulder straps had slipped down, she was perfectly decent by current standards.
English adverb: decent
|1.||decent in the right manner|
|Samples||Please do your job properly!.|
Can't you carry me decent?.
|Synonyms||decently, in good order, properly, right, the right way|