- 1 (of behavior, talk, etc.) thought to be morally offensive, especially because it involves sex or being naked indecent conduct/photos He made an indecent suggestion to my wife. compare decent
- 2(of clothes) showing parts of the body that are usually covered That skirt of hers is positively indecent.
- 3not done in the appropriate or usual amount of time They left the funeral with almost indecent haste (= too quickly).
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adverb He was charged with indecently assaulting five women. She was deemed to be indecently dressed.