Usage examples for respectable

  1. The padrecito told us that she was poor, but a very respectable woman.  Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I. by John L. Stephens
  2. As I have said, Dolf Norbury was not in favour with the more respectable chiefs of Zululand at that time.  A Frontier Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  3. These people call themselves the respectable part of the nation.  Political Pamphlets by George Saintsbury
  4. Besides, the skipper is an old friend of mine, and a most respectable person.  The Red Rat's Daughter by Guy Boothby