Definition of Decently

1. Adverb. In a decent manner. "They don't know how to dress decently"

Partainyms: Decent
Antonyms: Indecently



2. Adverb. In the right manner. "Can't you carry me decent?"
Exact synonyms: Decent, In Good Order, Properly, Right, The Right Way
Antonyms: Improperly
Partainyms: Proper

Definition of Decently

1. Adverb. In a decent manner; . ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Decently

1. decent [adv] - See also: decent

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decently

decennia
decennial
decennially
decennials
decennium
decenniums
decent
decentalisation
decenter
decentered
decentered lens
decentering
decenters
decentest
decentish
decently (current term)
decentness
decentralisation
decentralisations
decentralise
decentralised
decentralises
decentralising
decentralising(a)
decentralism
decentralist
decentralists
decentralization
decentralizations
decentralize

Literary usage of Decently

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1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1811)
"... but they take care to cover and to wrap them up in caps or hoods made of black filk. They go decently and ..."

2. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"1776 An elegant coffin was prepared, and [general Montgomery] was decently interred.—W. Gordon, ' Hist. Am. Rev.,' ii. 187 (Lond., 1788). ..."

3. The Annals of Tennessee to the End of the Eighteenth Century: Comprising Its by James Gettys McGready Ramsey (1853)
"... shall be and remain open, for the admission of all persons who shall behave decently; except when the good of the commonwealth requires them to be shut. ..."

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