Definition of indecorous
: not decorous : conflicting with accepted standards of good conduct or good taste
Examples of indecorous in a Sentence
an indecorous joke for a solemn moment in the marriage ceremony
Recent Examples of indecorous from the Web
Murray may have a few indecorous moments each match.
There was a time when it was considered indecorous for a candidate to look down at a watch during a debate or to sigh audibly while another candidate was speaking.
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Origin and Etymology of indecorous
Latin indecorus, from in- + decorus decorous
First Known Use: 1668See Words from the same year
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