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Meaning of word decent from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

decent   adverb

Meaning : In the right manner. Correctly. Suitably.

Example : Please do your job properly!.
Can't you carry me decent?.

Synonyms : decently, properly, right

In an improper way.

He checked whether the wound had healed improperly.

decent   adjective

Meaning : Socially or conventionally correct. Refined or virtuous.

Example : From a decent family.
A nice girl.

Synonyms : nice

Translation in other languages :

Meaning : In harmony with the spirit of particular persons or occasion.

Example : A decent burial.
We have come to dedicate a portion of that field...It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.

Synonyms : fitting

Meaning : Conforming to conventions of sexual behavior.

Example : Speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd.

Offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters.

An earthy but not indecent story.
An indecent gesture.

Meaning : Sufficiently clothed to see visitors or appear in public.

Example : Are you decent?.

Meaning : Observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress.

Example : Though one of her shoulder straps had slipped down, she was perfectly decent by current standards.

Meaning : Meeting requirements.

Example : The step makes a satisfactory seat.
I would kill for a decent cup of coffee.
A decent wage.

Synonyms : acceptable, satisfactory