from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Characterized by or exhibiting decorum; proper: decorous behavior.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Marked by proper behavior.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Suitable to a character, or to the time, place, and occasion; marked with decorum; becoming; proper; seemly; befitting
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Characterized by or conspicuous for decorum; proper; decent; especially (of persons), formally polite and proper in speech and conduct.
- Synonyms Fit, seemly, comely, orderly, appropriate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct
- adj. according with custom or propriety
From Latin decōrus, becoming, handsome, from decor, seemliness, beauty; see dek- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)