non·​glam·​or·​ous | \ ˌnän-ˈglam-rəs How to pronounce nonglamorous (audio) , -ˈgla-mə- \

Definition of nonglamorous

: not excitingly attractive : not glamorous : unglamorous a nonglamorous profession

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Recent Examples on the Web Her essay about the real, nonglamorous work of farming is a must-read for anyone who has romanticized the pursuit., "Our favorite cookbooks of 2019, so far," 21 June 2019

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First Known Use of nonglamorous

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonglamorous.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 28 January 2020.

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showing steady, earnest care and effort

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