[in-dek-er-uh s, in-di-kawr-uh s, -kohr-]
- not decorous; violating generally accepted standards of good taste or propriety; unseemly.
Origin of indecorous
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indecent, improper, inappropriate.
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Examples from the Web for indecorously
There we indecorously reposed on our backs and went stargazing in comfort.The Prairie Child
Not to be indecorously glad at so opportune an exit was all that could be expected from him.The Woman-Hater
It was indecorously hurried through the Commons and tossed to the Lords, at the close of the session of 1737.
Either the clean and decorously clad man, or the dirty and indecorously clad man.Tom Tiddler's Ground
Thus a great part of his sermon was taken up in indecorously contending and taking issue with the king of España.
- improper or ungraceful; unseemly
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Word Origin and History for indecorously
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