Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Proper; decorous; respectable; modest; chaste.

Part of speech: adjective

Sufficient; passable; moderate.

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Usage examples "decent":

  1. In the first place, there were not many warm corners where a decent fly could spend the winter. - "Verotchka's Tales", Mamin Siberiak.
  2. I feel now as though you were the one person in the world who could turn me into a decent human being. - "The Captives", Hugh Walpole.
  3. You'll be cut by every decent person. - "The Scarlet Feather", Houghton Townley.