Appropriate; suitable for the circumstances. (adjective)
Having a suitable conformity to basic moral standards; showing integrity, fairness, or other characteristics associated with moral uprightness. (adjective)
Sufficiently clothed or dressed to be seen. (adjective)
Fair; good enough; okay. (adjective)
Significant; substantial. (adjective)
Comely; shapely; well-formed. (adjective)
Examples of word decent
Old alligators -- one couldn't call you men, and it's enough to make decent men squirm that you should be at large and be called by the same name -- can act like you and yet be considered respectable, but this is to show you what _decent_ women think of your likes, and their spirits are with us in armies to-night in what we are doing.
"decent people" advisedly, for those who bring this kind of suit _are decent_, wishing to act honorably and kindly, and carrying out the always difficult severing of the marriage bond with as little pain as possible.
Astellas, which trades at below five times its earnings before interest, has bought back about 20% of its stock in the past seven years, Mr. de Lardemelle said, and has what he called a decent pipeline of drug development.
People ought to be cremated in what she calls decent privacy.
I am glad to hear that Peter B is happy with what he call a decent organisation, its nice to know that out of the multitude of unhappy residents that at least a few are getting some service, just check this blog to see how the numbers stack up.