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Decent Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • conforming to conventions of sexual behavior; "speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd"- George Santayana
  • 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"
  • decently clothed; "are you decent?"
  • according with custom or propriety; "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior"
  • socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous; "from a decent family"; "a nice girl"
  • enough to meet a purpose; "an adequate income"; "the food was adequate"; "a decent wage"; "enough food"; "food enough"
  • in the right manner; "please do your job properly!"; "can''t you carry me decent?"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Decent'

  • Mad Decent: Mad Decent is a Philadelphia via Los Angeles-based record label spearheaded by Diplo. The label has helped introduce Brazilian baile funk and Angolan kuduro
  • Churchmen's Committee for Decent Publications: The Churchmen's Committee for Decent Publications was a Protestant pro-censorship, anti-pornography advocacy group in the United States. It was a contemporary
  • Decent Work for Decent Pay: Decent Work for Decent Pay is a compilation album by American record producer Diplo. It contains remixes, original tracks and one song he has production
  • Not Quite Decent: Not Quite Decent (1929) is an early sound film or part-talkie, produced and distributed by Fox Film Corporation, directed by Irving Cummings, and starring
  • Decent Days and Nights: "'Decent Days and Nights'" is the 2nd single by The Futureheads from the album The Futureheads. The remix of the song by Shy Child was released as a vinyl
  • AnyDecentMusic?: AnyDecentMusic? is a website that collates reviews of contemporary music albums, covering rock, pop, electronic, dance, folk, country, roots and urban
  • Decent work: Decent work is the availability of employment in conditions of freedom, equity, human security and dignity. According to the International Labour Organization
  • Decent Parties: Decent Parties is a 2009 Malayalam-language film by Abraham Lincoln starring Jagadish. Sudheendran (Jagadish) is a photographer and runs Padma Studio

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* Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under. - H.L. Mencken

* It's a sad and stupid thing to have to proclaim yourself a revolutionary just to be a decent man. - David Harris

* Everyone who gets sleepy at night should have a simple decent place to lay their heads, on terms they can afford to pay. - Millard Fuller

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