: not modest; specifically : not conforming to the sexual mores of a particular time or place
— im·mod·est·ly adverb
— im·mod·es·ty \-də-stē\ noun
Examples of IMMODEST
- Although it might sound immodest of me to say so, I am very proud of what we have accomplished.
- <an immodest proposal for altering the town's traditional character by an uppity newcomer at his first town meeting>
Origin of IMMODEST
First Known Use: 1550
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