Complete Definition of "decent"

see|décent
English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-decent.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology
From MF. decent (French: décent)

Adjective
en-adj

  1. fair; good enough; okay

#:He's a decent saxophonist, but probably not good enough to make a career of it.

  1. significant; substantial

#:There are a decent number of references out there, if you can find them.

  1. sufficiently clothed or dressed to be seen

#:Are you decent? Can I come in?

  1. being a person of integrity

Related terms
decency

Translations
trans-top|fair; good enough; okay
Czech: slušný m
Finnish: kunnollinen, käypä, kelpo, ihan hyvä
German: ganz anständig, anständig
trans-mid
Slovene: spodoben m, spodobna f, spodobno n
trans-bottom

trans-top|significant; substantial
Czech: slušný m
Finnish: huomattava, kunnollinen
German: anständig
trans-mid
Slovene: spodoben m, spodobna f, spodobno n
trans-bottom

trans-top|sufficiently clothed
Finnish: kunnolla pukeutua|pukeutunut
German: anständig
trans-mid
Slovene: spodoben m, spodobna f, spodobno n; dostojen m, dostojna f, dostojno n
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trans-top|being a person of integrity
Czech: slušný m
Finnish: kunnon, kelpo, rehellinen
German: anständig
Hebrew: ×××× (hagun)
trans-mid
Slovene: spodoben m, spodobna f, spodobno n; dostojen m, dostojna f, dostojno n
trans-bottom

Usage notes
Sometimes confused with descent.

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