un·​flam·​boy·​ant | \ ˌən-flam-ˈbȯi-ənt How to pronounce unflamboyant (audio) \

Definition of unflamboyant

: not showy or ostentatious : not flamboyant a modest, unflamboyant style of dress

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unflamboyantly adverb

Examples of unflamboyant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Avril Haines, Tony Blinken, these are some of the most understated and unflamboyant, deeply steeped in the culture of the agencies that they're being asked to run. CBS News, 9 Dec. 2020 Gray-haired, unflamboyant, provincial, the very definition of keep-calm-and-carry-on, Mrs. May seemed to be exactly what England wanted. Katrin Bennhold, New York Times, 7 June 2017

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First Known Use of unflamboyant

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unflamboyant was circa 1934

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“Unflamboyant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unflamboyant. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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