English to English
||conforming to conventions of sexual behavior |
speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd
||Suitable in words, behavior, dress, or ceremony; becoming; fit; decorous; proper; seemly; as, decent conduct; decent language. |
||socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous |
from a decent family
a nice girl
||according with custom or propriety |
her becoming modesty
it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money
a decent burial
||sufficient for the purpose |
an adequate income
the food was adequate
a decent wage
||decently clothed |
are you decent?
||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
||in the right manner |
please do your job properly!
can't you carry me decent?