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indecent Saltos de línea: in|decent
Pronunciación: /ɪnˈdiːs(ə)nt/

Definición de indecent en inglés:


1Not conforming with generally accepted standards of behaviour, especially in relation to sexual matters: indecent acts
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Accordingly, the Act makes it an offence to display publicly any indecent matter.
  • She saw a male following her performing an indecent sexual act.
  • There was no other allegation of an indecent act, notwithstanding a detailed investigation.
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
2Not appropriate or fitting: they leaped on the suggestion with indecent haste
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • If any visions appeared owing to this kindly ecclesiastical intervention then they must have disappeared with indecent haste.
  • I am seated with almost indecent haste and am handed a menu.
  • If the visitors were a long time in making any ground, Celtic eliminated any remaining title doubts 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


Late 16th century: from French indécent or Latin indecent-, from in- 'not' + decent- 'being fitting' (see decent).

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