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Decent Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • 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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  • Mad Decent: Mad Decent is a Philadelphia via Los Angeles -based record label spearheaded by Diplo , a successful record producer and also leader of ...
  • Decent work: Decent work is the availability of employment in conditions of freedom, equity, human security and dignity . Decent Work involves ...
  • Ordinary Decent Criminal: Ordinary Decent Criminal is a 2000 crime comedy film , directed by Thaddeus O'Sullivan , written by Gerard Stembridge and starring ...
  • Decent Homes Standard: The Decent Homes Standard is a technical standard for public housing introduced by the United Kingdom government. underpinned the Decent ...
  • Half-Decent Proposal: "Half-Decent Proposal" is the tenth episode of The Simpsons ' thirteenth season. It first aired on the Fox network in the United States ...
  • Decent Parties: Decent Parties is a 2009 Malayalam-language film by Abraham Lincoln starring Jagadish . Plot: Sudheendran (Jagadish ) is a photographer and ...
  • Waldron Fox-Decent: Waldron "Wally" Norman Fox-Decent. country CAN | CM | CMM | OM | CD | MC | MA (born July 22, 1937) is a Canadian professor, mediator and ...
  • Decent Work for Decent Pay: Decent Work for Decent Pay is a compilation album by the music producer known as Diplo . It contains remix es, original tracks and one ...
  • 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 ...

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'Decent' example sentence in quotations


* 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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