Examples of indecent in a Sentence
He took indecent pleasure in her troubles.
paintings of nude figures are artistic, not indecent
Recent Examples of indecent from the Web
He's jailed pending a court hearing on charges including disorderly conduct, resisting police and indecent exposure.
More from the CJ: Ky GOP official accused of indecent exposure in Tennessee department store The man pronounced dead on the scene was in his 30s, police said.
That episode was immediately identified as The Last Straw for Donald Trump, an irredeemably cruel and indecent bit of behavior that would end the candidacy of a man who went on to become President of the United States.
An Arlington man, 40, was charged with indecent exposure.
People who committed violent offenses or those related to indecent exposure, weapons violations, corruption of minors, or cruelty to animals would not be able to have their records sealed.
Rowe was convicted in 1994 of 39 counts of indecent assault on 15 boys ages 8 to 14.
Joseph Grigoletti, of the 5800 block of North Napoleon Avenue in the city’s Norwood Park neighborhood, was charged with indecent solicitation and child luring, police said.
Ball was handed a 32-month sentence for misconduct in public office and indecent assaults, though he was released on probation in February after serving 16 months.
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Origin and Etymology of indecent
First Known Use: circa 1587See Words from the same year
Synonymsbawdy, blue, coarse, crude, dirty, filthy, foul, gross, gutter, impure, obscene, lascivious, lewd, locker-room, nasty, pornographic, porny, profane, raunchy, ribald, smutty, stag, trashy, unprintable, vulgar, wanton, X-rated
Antonymsclean, decent, G-rated, nonobscene, wholesome
Related Wordsbroad, coarse-grained, gamy (or gamey), off, off-color (or off-colored), racy, risqué, salacious, salty, suggestive; barnyard, earthy, scatological; immodest, indecorous, indelicate, low, unbecoming; depraved, kinky, louche, naughty, perverse, perverted, wicked; exceptionable, objectionable, unacceptable, undesirable, unwanted, unwelcome; abhorrent, debasing, disgusting, loathsome, offensive, repellent (also repellant), repugnant, repulsive, revolting; distasteful, obnoxious, unpleasant; blamable, blameworthy, censurable, reprehensible; atrocious, infamous; abusive, scurrilous; hard-core, soft, soft-core
Near Antonymspriggish, prim, prudish, puritanical, staid, straitlaced (or straightlaced), Victorian; correct, decorous, genteel, nice, polite, proper, respectable, seemly; innocuous, inoffensive; acceptable, agreeable, desirable, pleasant, pleasing, welcome; appropriate, becoming, fit, meet, suitable; immaculate, perfect, pure, spotless, virginal; approved, endorsed (also indorsed), sanctioned
INDECENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of indecent for English Language Learners
: sexually offensive or shocking
of clothes : not covering enough of your body
: using language that offends people : including behavior or ideas that people find offensive
INDECENT Defined for Kids
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