Definition of decorously in English:

decorously

adverb

  • See decorous

    • ‘Of course, other Canadians celebrated more decorously.’
    • ‘The cheerful gastrointestinal surgeon whom I saw yesterday asked me when I'd like my procedures (as they are so decorously called) done.’
    • ‘The election was keenly but decorously contested.’
    • ‘In a perfect world, this is done as decorously and privately as possible.’
    • ‘She arranged her skirts decorously and, mere seconds later, the butler entered the parlour and presented Mr Brown-Lee to the group.’

Pronunciation

decorously

/ˈdɛk(ə)rəsli/