from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Offensive to good taste; unseemly.
- adj. Offensive to public moral values; immodest. See Synonyms at improper.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. offensive to good taste
- adj. not in keeping with conventional moral values; improper, immodest or unseemly
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not decent; unfit to be seen or heard; offensive to modesty and delicacy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not decent.
- Grossly vulgar; offensive to modesty; obscene; lewd.
- Synonyms Indelicate, indecorous, immodest, gross, shameful, impure, filthy, obscene, nasty.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters
- adj. offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance
- adj. not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society
Sorry, no etymologies found.
He wants only traditional Persian or classical Western music on the government airways, not what he calls indecent, obscene Western music.
Attacks on children, for instance, were often classified as indecent assault, not rape - even though the young are often targeted because of the mistaken belief that sex with a child can rid the body of the HIV virus.
I know not any comment that can be made seriously on this curious passage, and I could produce many similar ones; and some, so very sentimental, that I have heard rational men use the word indecent, when they mentioned them with disgust.
I know not any comment that can be made seriously on this curious passage, and I could produce many similar ones; and some, so very sentimental, that I have heard rational men use the word indecent, when they mentioned them with disgust. 72
However, I am sure that there are chants at the Emirates almost every match which could be described as "indecent" - it perhaps depends on your expectations of the atmosphere, your sense of humour and the thickness of your skin.
"Programming replete with one-word indecent expletives will tend to produce children" who use them, Justice Scalia wrote.
Lubna al Hussain could face up to a month in jail because of what the morality police called indecent clothing.
Facecat: flashing a breast indecently in public is called indecent exposure.
Flashing a bare breast in public is called indecent exposure and if anyone other woman did it she'd be arrested.
In Massachusetts those who void where prohibited may be charged with “open and gross lewdness” aka indecent exposure.
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