Dece vs Dere - What's the difference?

dece | dere |

As adjectives the difference between dece and dere

is that dece is (slang) decent; reasonably good while dere is bitter.

As a noun dere is





(en adjective)
  • (slang) decent; reasonably good
  • * 1993 , "Chris L Concepcion", Re: _Bad Voltage_'' (on newsgroup ''alt.cyberpunk )
  • I'm sorry but this book did not quite move me. Yeah, the slang wuz kewl, the attitude was neat, and the music was dece (if you read the book four years ago) but it's not THE BEST READ I've ever had
  • * 2006 , "[email protected]", Re: Callahan race, post-Regionals'' (on newsgroup '' )
  • Salad and Franchise both played ridiculously well after we took our lead, especially considering the ridiculous conditions of the game. I suppose the rest of Texas was dece as well, good for you



    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) dere, from (etyl) .


    (en noun)
  • Hurt; harm; injury.
  • She did him dere .

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) deren, derien, from (etyl) .


  • To hurt; harm; injure; wound.
  • * c.1390 , Geoffrey Chaucer, ‘The Squire's Tale’, Canterbury Tales :
  • And of Achilles with his queynte spere, / For he koude with it bothe heele and dere .
  • * :
  • Thenne herd he a voyse say / Galahad I see there enuyronne aboute the so many angels that my power may not dere the /
  • To annoy, trouble, grieve.
  • Derived terms


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