Definition of indecently in English:


Pronunciation /inˈdēs(ə)ntlē/ /ɪnˈdis(ə)ntli/

Translate indecently into Spanish


  • 1In a manner that does not conform with generally accepted standards of behavior, especially in relation to sexual matters.

    ‘he is accused of indecently touching the girl’
    • ‘they said guests at the party were indecently dressed’
    • ‘The teenager claimed he had indecently assaulted her.’
    • ‘Police are hunting a man who indecently exposed himself to a woman in a churchyard.’
    • ‘He was convicted of indecently exposing himself to three boys.’
    • ‘He was convicted of indecently touching the breasts of three women patients during examinations.’
    • ‘He strenuously denied that he has at any time behaved indecently towards any child in his charge.’
    • ‘He was cleared of indecently assaulting the woman.’
    • ‘Police have charged a man with indecently dealing with a child under 12 following an incident on Monday.’
    • ‘The girl alleges that while she was in his care he indecently interfered with her.’
    • ‘My daughter was, shall we say, treated indecently by her murderer.’
    • ‘After showing some of them pornographic magazines and videos he then indecently abused them.’
  • 2In an inappropriate or unfitting manner.

    ‘they believed that they were unjustly and indecently treated’
    • ‘They had always been close; almost indecently close.’
    • ‘Have you ever seen any college girl dressed indecently or provocatively?’
    • ‘The festival's mix is indecently rich.’
    • ‘This led to indecently hasty conclusions to priority championships.’
    • ‘The general sentiment was 'make love, not war' - though it was more indecently expressed.’
    • ‘She wore an indecently sexy blue wrap dress.’
    • ‘Jenny's an indecently beautiful, ambitious girl.’
    • ‘They are indecently rich.’
    • ‘There are bound to be plenty of indecently talented acts gracing the stage at this festival.’
    • ‘I'm blogging this link almost indecently quickly, but it's a gem.’