Conforming with generally accepted standards of respectable or moral behavior,
Conforming with generally accepted standards of respectable or moral behavior
the good name of such a decent and innocent person
they would meet again after a decent interval
Not likely to shock or embarrass others
a decent high-necked dress
Sufficiently clothed to see visitors
make yourself decent
Of an acceptable standard; satisfactory
find me a decent cup of coffee
people need decent homes
the deer are small: a 14-inch spread is a pretty decent buck
Kind, obliging, or generous
that was pretty awfully decent of him
properly: in the right manner; "please do your job properly!"; "can't you carry me decent?"
socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous; "from a decent family"; "a nice girl"
becoming: 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"
conforming to conventions of sexual behavior; "speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd"- George Santayana
adequate: sufficient for the purpose; "an adequate income"; "the food was adequate"; "a decent wage"; "enough food"; "food enough"
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"
(decency) the quality of conforming to standards of propriety and morality
(decency) the quality of being polite and respectable
Decency is the measure of an object's worth and value. See .
Appropriate; suitable for the circumstances; Having a suitable conformity to basic moral standards; showing integrity, fairness, or other characteristics associated with moral uprightness; Sufficiently clothed or dressed to be seen; Fair; good enough; okay; Significant; substantial
(Decency) Persons are decent when they will not deliberately enhance their welfare at the expense of another person's welfare. Decent persons are ethical if, and only if, they interpret "welfare" as synonymous with creativity. ...
(Decency) You agree that you will not transmit any information which is or might be considered to be lewd, pornographic or obscene.
USA; Pittsburgh, PA; adjective for chumpie. "That movie last night was decent."
Very cool; something you are excited about. "The Kiss concert is going to be so decent."
One of its specialized meanings is "of high quality."