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- adv. Not decorous.
- adv. Conflicting with accepted standards of good conduct or good taste.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In an indecorous manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an indecorous manner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. without decorousness
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A few years ago, when it became evident that Brown -- California's attorney general, a former two-term governor of the state, two-term mayor of gritty Oakland, and two-time runner-up for the Democratic presidential nomination -- was seriously contemplating a return to the office he held as a young man in the 1970s and early 1980s, I asked him why he wanted to return to what I rather indecorously described as the clown show.
Nancy then blew her nose indecorously into the water and stretched out her hands to me.
This is the unstable, mob-minded mass, which sits on the fence, ever ready to fall this side or that and indecorously clamber back again; which puts a Democratic administration into office one election, and a
The lady was, therefore, scandalised to the last degree at the mistake which had induced her to speak so indecorously in presence of the daughter of Louis.
As for Rose, the thimble was passed most indecorously some forty-eight hours later and she was able to bask in the certain knowledge that shed finally managed to please Father, if only briefly.
Suppose a Tyrian merchant landed at the port of Canope: he might be scandalized on seeing an onion, a cat, or a goat carried in procession; he might speak indecorously of Isheth, Oshireth, and
At this point of the conversation, a sound, indecorously approaching to
To this part of the chamber Ellena frequently directed her attention, but did not distinguish Vivaldi; and, though she had taken a station near the grate, she had not courage indecorously to withdraw her veil before so many strangers.
The audience behaved indecorously, as if the concert were an informal dress rehearsal.
They who will give, on occasion, practical proof of capability to push back overshadowing clouds, laugh indecorously at the pretensions of a