decent decent  /ˈdi sənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous
  2. (adj) according with custom or propriety
  3. (adj) conforming to conventions of sexual behavior
  4. (adj) sufficient for the purpose
  5. (adj) decently clothed
  6. (adj) observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress
  7. (adv) in the right manner

Usage(s):

  1. Even though China had touted the 21-year-old Shanghai native as a medal hopeful, few in the West knew that China had a decent hurdler, much less a record-making one.
  2. Hard-core gamers like it because it's got decent graphics and a great online service and it's developer-friendly, so there are lots of good games for it.

News

  1. Asian shares follow U.S. higher; Nikkei up 3.04%

    Investing.com - Supported by some decent data out of the U.S., Asian stocks followed their U.S. counterparts higher Friday in an effort to erase some of Thursday's steep losses. In Asian
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  2. The Mad Decent Block Party 2013 Playlist (By Pepsi)

    Diplo's Mad Decent Block Party is set to return this summer, bringing Major Lazer, Action Bronson, Danny Brown, Sasha Go Hard, Riff Raff and others to venues across the country to ... well, party.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Baller Status

  3. Brighten up your photos with the Manfrotto ML120 Hotshoe LED Panel and KLYP Case For iPhone

    The iPhone has a decent camera, but the built-in flash isn’t always up to the job. ThinkGeek has a setup for your iPhone 4/4S with a powerful LED light to brighten up your photos. The Manfrotto ML120 LED panel has 12 LEDs that are more capable of spreading a little light on your subject (color [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Gadgeteer

Quotes

  1. "The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small, but whether it works - whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care they can afford, a retirement that is dignified," Obama said. "Where the...
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: ForexTV.com

  2. "The world has lost not only a quintessential filmmaker whose influence will be felt for generations, but a great and decent man," Culkin said.
    on Aug 6, 2009 By: Matthew Broderick Source: Hollywood Reporter

  3. Eulogizing his older brother, Sen. Edward Kennedy said, "My brother need not be idealized, or enlarged in death beyond what he was in life; to be remembered simply as a good and decent man, who saw wrong and tried to right it, saw suffering and...
    on Aug 25, 2008 By: Robert Kennedy Source: WACH

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