Definition of unshowy in English:


Syllabification: un·show·y
Pronunciation: /ənˈSHōi


  • Not showy in appearance or style; restrained or understated: a natural, unshowy performer with a tremendous singing voice she writes about her parents with deep, unshowy affection
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    • The subtle pervasive sheen, which caresses similar unshowy utensils, differs little in the two pictures.
    • Bacon plays all the pieces with a rather understated, unshowy technique, where the music is always of prime importance.
    • He writes in serviceable, unshowy prose, whose effect is cumulative.

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