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Synonyms of indecent in English:


  • 1 he was fined for importing indecent material
    obscene, dirty, filthy, rude, coarse, vulgar, gross, crude, bawdy, lewd, racy, risqué, salacious, wicked, improper, indelicate, unseemly, impure, smutty, spicy, raw, off colour, ribald, Rabelaisian, lascivious, licentious;
    pornographic, offensive, prurient, sordid, scatological, low, profane, foul, vile
    informal blue, naughty, near the knuckle/bone, nudge-nudge, porn, porno, X-rated, raunchy, skin
    British informal fruity, saucy
    euphemistic adult
    [Antonyms] decent, proper
  • 2 most of her clothes are rather indecent
    revealing, short, brief, skimpy, scanty, insubstantial, low-cut, flimsy, thin, see-through;
    erotic, arousing, sexy, suggestive, titillating
    [Antonyms] modest
  • 3 the company took her pass and desk away from her with indecent haste
    unseemly, improper, indecorous, unceremonious, indiscreet, indelicate, demeaning, unbecoming, ungentlemanly, unladylike, unworthy, unfitting, unbefitting, degrading, debasing, cheapening, belittling, lowering, shaming, shameful, humiliating, mortifying, dishonourable, ignominious, undignified, discreditable, ignoble, inglorious, scandalous, disgraceful, outrageous;
    untoward, unsuitable, inappropriate;
    in bad taste, tasteless, unacceptable, offensive, crass
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