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
Since I’ve been used to watching naked bodies onstage for 40 years, I was taken aback to find that a warrant was issued for Ms. Halprin on a charge of indecent exposure after the 1967 Hunter College performances.
The victory was the first in a career that would see Nickerson become a legal champion for LGBTQ rights as the go-to criminal defense attorney for gay and bisexual men accused of lewd conduct and indecent exposure in California.
Johnny Lee Metts was arrested early Monday and charged with indecent liberties with a child, Lincolnton Police said.
He was never charged in either girl's case, but he was later convicted of indecent exposure and burglary.
She was arrested on charges of child abuse, lewd and lascivious behavior and indecent exposure.
They were booked with indecent exposure and released on bond, the story said.
He was charged with resisting arrest and indecent exposure in Tennessee.
Plentyhorse has since been charged with indecent exposure.
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Origin and Etymology of indecent
Middle French or Latin; Middle French indécent, from Latin indecent-, indecens, from in- + decent-, decens decent
First Known Use: circa 1587
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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