1. [ adjective ] according with custom or propriety
Synonyms: decent comely comme_il_faut seemly becoming

"her becoming modesty" "comely behavior" "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money" "a decent burial" "seemly behavior"

Related terms: proper
2. [ adjective ] characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and conduct

"the tete-a-tete was decorous in the extreme"

Related terms: indecorous sedate in_good_taste proper
Similar spelling:   decorously