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decent

adjective

1 decent

Socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous:
— From a decent family.

synonym: nice.

Roget 651: imperfect; not perfect etc. 650; deficient, defective; faulty, unsound, tainted; out of order, out of tune; cracked, leaky; sprung; ... show more

Roget 960: pure, undefiled, modest, delicate, decent, decorous; virginibus puerisque [Lat.]; simon-pure; chaste, continent, virtuous, honest, Platonic.    virgin, ... show more

Polish: przyzwoity



2 decent

In harmony with the spirit of particular persons or occasion:
— A decent burial.

synonym: fitting.

3 decent

Conforming to conventions of sexual behavior.

4 decent

Sufficiently clothed to see visitors or appear in public.

Polish: obyczajny, przyzwoity

5 decent

Observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress.

6 decent

Meeting requirements:
— I would kill for a decent cup of coffee.
— A decent wage.

synonyms: acceptable, satisfactory.

adverb

1 decent

In the right manner; correctly; suitably:
— Can't you carry me decent?.

synonyms: decently, properly, right.


Moby thesaurus: Christian, Christlike, Christly, OK, acceptable, accepted, accommodating, according to Hoyle, acknowledged, adequate, admissible, admitted, advantageous, advisable, affable, affectionate, agreeable, all right, amiable, ample ... show more.

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