- respectability politics,
Origin of respectable
Examples from the Web for respectably
The work consists of 446 mortal pages though I am bound to say a portion here and there is respectably written.
He lived quietly and respectably in a small New England town where he was honored for his learning and piety.The Unpublishable Memoirs|A. S. W. Rosenbach
I had money enough with me to live on respectably for many months together.No Name|Wilkie Collins
Sam Ogilvy was there, he'd be classed as respectably conservative.A Far Country, Complete|Winston Churchill
He is worth millions, and lives as respectably and quietly as a grocer.File No. 113|Emile Gaboriau