Synonyms for indecent

Synonyms for (adjective) indecent

Synonyms: indecent

Definition: offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters

Usage: an earthy but not indecent story; an indecent gesture

Similar words: gross, earthy, crude, vulgar

Definition: conspicuously and tastelessly indecent

Usage: coarse language; a crude joke; crude behavior; an earthy sense of humor; a revoltingly gross expletive; a vulgar gesture; full of language so vulgar it should have been edited


Similar words: Hollywood

Definition: flashy and vulgar

Usage: young white women dressed Hollywood style; Hollywood philandering


Similar words: indelicate

Definition: verging on the indecent

Usage: an indelicate proposition


Similar words: obscene

Definition: designed to incite to indecency or lust

Usage: the dance often becomes flagrantly obscene-Margaret Mead


Similar words: suggestive

Definition: tending to suggest something improper or indecent

Usage: a suggestive nod; suggestive poses


Synonyms: indecent

Definition: offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance

Usage: a bathing suit considered indecent by local standards

Similar words: immodest

Definition: offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance


Synonyms: indecent, indecorous, unseemly, untoward, unbecoming, uncomely

Definition: not in keeping with accepted standards of what is right or proper in polite society

Usage: was buried with indecent haste; indecorous behavior; language unbecoming to a lady; unseemly to use profanity; moved to curb their untoward ribaldry

Similar words: improper

Definition: not suitable or right or appropriate

Usage: slightly improper to dine alone with a married man; improper medication; improper attire for the golf course