unelaborate

adjective
un·​elab·​o·​rate | \ ˌən-i-ˈla-b(ə-)rət How to pronounce unelaborate (audio) \

Definition of unelaborate

: not elaborate : simple an unelaborate meal of soup and bread

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Recent Examples on the Web How can something so unelaborate as Sole Meuniere with Lemon and Browned Butter be such a rave? Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Sole Meuniere with Lemon and Browned Butter," 20 June 2017

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First Known Use of unelaborate

1663, in the meaning defined above

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“Unelaborate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unelaborate. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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