Meaning of respectable


Pronunciation: (ri-spek'tu-bul), [key]
— adj.
  1. worthy of respect or esteem; estimable; worthy: a respectable citizen.
  2. of good social standing, reputation, etc.: a respectable neighborhood.
  3. suitable or good enough to be seen or used: respectable clothes; respectable language.
  4. of moderate excellence; fairly good; fair: a respectable performance.
  5. appreciable in size, number, or amount: a respectable turnout.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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