|part of speech:
||proper or formal with respect to behavior, manners, appearance, or the like.
They expected decorous behavior from their children while in church.
- indecorous, profane, provocative, unseemly
- similar words:
- decent, mannerly, proper
||acceptable, appropriate, chaste, civil, comely, fitting, genteel, good, ladylike, modest, nice, polite, prim, refined, respectable, respectful, tasteful
||decorously (adv.), decorousness (n.)