indecently

All Adverb
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  • The first man was her former boss who had proposed indecently to sleep with her.
  • Around them lay most indecently exposed the internal arrangements of the library clock. Cited from More William, by Richmal Crompton
  • They abused the young men indecently: and the children fell under the wood. Cited from The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Lament. Jeramias Book 29
  • The terms were naked almost up to the shoulders, indeed almost indecently so. Cited from Travels through the South of France in 1807 & 1808, by Lt-Col. Pinkney
  • Sometimes she was even rather indecently exhilarated by her sense of high adventure. Cited from Robin, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Indeed, I had been too indecently quick over my dinner. Cited from Home and the World, by Rabindranath Tagore
  • Even the men who have indecently attacked this work perhaps owe more to it than they imagine. Cited from Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 1
  • It was stated that he also indecently exposed himself to riot police.
  • I'm proud of you, and your brother here is indecently exalted. Cited from K, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • They infected each other with their hysteria until they were for all practical purposes indecently mad. Cited from How He Lied to Her Husband, by George Bernard Shaw
  • He stopped, grown cold as a man will when he feels that he has laid his inner self indecently bare to the eye of the world. Cited from Harrigan, by Max Brand
  • It will be unkind to poor Jack to hurry away from his grave so indecently. Cited from Homeward Bound, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • I heard that she had been discovered talking indecently in a w.c. to some little boys, sons of a friend of my family's. Cited from Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6), by Havelock Ellis
  • He was more skilled than they were in the principles of human existence, but he was not so indecently familiar with the examples. Cited from The Longest Journey, by E. M. Forster
  • I was scandalized long ago at the ruinous state in which they were indecently suffered to remain. Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole, V4,Horace Walpole
  • Is she afraid of projecting her personality too indecently far? Cited from Penelope's Experiences in Scotland, by Wiggin
  • Always ready to thrash any man, he never laid a hand on women, although when irritated by something he sometimes abused them indecently. Cited from The Man Who Was Afraid, by Maxim Gorky
  • I shall be killed by five thunderbolts if I behave indecently towards small children of my sworn brothers' families.
  • He also pleaded guilty to indecently assaulting a nine-year-old girl 12 years previously.
  • He had pink cheeks and golden hair -- almost indecently golden in one who was not a choirboy. Cited from The Politeness of Princes, by P. G. Wodehouse
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Meaning of indecently

  • adverb In an indecent manner
    she was rather indecently dressed