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Definition of indecent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 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. 2(of clothes) showing parts of the body that are usually covered That skirt of hers is positively indecent.
  3. 3not done in the appropriate or usual amount of time They left the funeral with almost indecent haste (= too quickly).
adverb He was charged with indecently assaulting five women. She was deemed to be indecently dressed.
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