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English definition of “indecent”

indecent

adjective     /ɪnˈdiːsənt/
showing or consisting of sexual behaviour, language, etc that is unacceptable to most people: indecent photographsRelating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheekyMorally wrong and evilDishonest
indecency     /ɪnˈdiːsənsi/ noun [U] indecent behaviour, or the fact of being indecentMorally wrong and evilDishonestRelating to sex and sexual desireRude and cheeky indecently adverb
(Definition of indecent adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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