decent[ dee-suhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF decent
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DECENT
Decent, unpretentious folks, somewhat new, but with loads of money.
If she had, now, she might cure some decent girl of her infatuation.
He seems too decent to marry that way—and yet it's the only way I could marry him.
That kind of folks never do get killed; it's the decent ones.
I mean the mounted and disreputable portion, not the decent infantry.
It was decent of Winkleman to keep himself in the background just at first.
Yet that must be done, in all decent dignity; and at length it was done.
But if you tell the truth and say he's the decent fellow he is, he'll land you in the workhouse!
"I must get a job of some sort that will bring a decent amount of money," he said to Hinde.
So we waited, with only a decent pretence of interest in the fitful talk.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DECENT
- all around
- au fait
- being a pistol
- know ins and outs
- know one's business
- know one's stuff
- know the answers
- know the ropes
- know the score
- no slouch
- on the ball
- paid one's dues
- up to it
- up to snuff
- up to speed