Usage examples for decent

  1. They might even yet be men, wear decent clothes, stand up straight and look their fellow men in the eye! – The Social Work of the Salvation Army by Edwin Gifford Lamb
  2. Well, it was decent of you, Hugh, I must say. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  3. " I suppose it would be only decent for me to get started at something," she said, after a while. – Undertow by Kathleen Norris
  4. You never got me a decent job yet. – The Competitive Nephew by Montague Glass
  5. All right, sir, you're so decent about it! – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  6. To the best of my knowledge, he's never had a really decent opportunity to take a prisoner, you know what I mean? – An Encounter in Atlanta by Ed Howdershelt
  7. As for conversation, there are only five women in London worth talking to, and two of these can't be admitted into decent society. – The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  8. Every woman has at heart one chance to be decent. – We Three by Gouverneur Morris
  9. Some of us, if we were taken to heaven and asked what we thought of it, would say that it is decent, or not so bad. – England and the War by Walter Raleigh
  10. I'm a decent old fellow, but I don't really count any more, while Coxon, lucky dog, is being damned daily on parade. – Echoes of the War by J. M. Barrie
  11. And, Dick, be decent to the girl. – The Silent Places by Steward Edward White
  12. Not if Virginia can make a decent excuse to leave me behind. – The Castle Of The Shadows by Alice Muriel Williamson
  13. But I'd like her better if she was dressed decent. – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey