un·​ex·​ot·​ic | \ ˌən-ig-ˈzä-tik How to pronounce unexotic (audio) \

Definition of unexotic

: not strikingly strange or unusual : not exotic an unexotic suburban neighborhood The recipes, which include … a full range of cakes, Danish pastries, tarts, pies and cookies, are generally unexotic, but the commitment to use only the best ingredients, plus a superb sense of taste, makes this collection memorable.— Richard Sax

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Recent Examples on the Web Benefit’s popular cherry-red Benetint started life in 1976 as a nipple stain made for exotic dancers out of rose petals and carmine and later commercialized for the unexotic rest of us. Linda Wells, Town & Country, 16 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of unexotic

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Unexotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unexotic. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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