Definition of indecency noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪnˈdiːsnsi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈdiːsnsi//
    (pl. indecencies) Immoral
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  1. 1[uncountable] behaviour that is thought to be morally or sexually offensive an act of gross indecency (= a sexual act that is a criminal offence) He was appalled by the indecency of their songs. See related entries: Immoral
  2. 2[countable, usually singular] an indecent act, expression, etc. He shouted indecencies at anyone who passed.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: indecency