unflashy

adjective
un·​flashy | \ ˌən-ˈfla-shē How to pronounce unflashy (audio) \

Definition of unflashy

: not bright, ostentatious, or showy : not flashy … her forthright and unflashy singing strives for the … veracity of soul music rather than histrionics.— Mark Coleman

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Recent Examples on the Web The unflashy murder mystery has remained more or less the same as everything changed around it. New York Times, 19 Apr. 2021 This story really needed an unflashy, unflinching hand that connected all the various parts of a life into a coherent profile. Mark Kennedy, Detroit Free Press, 12 Mar. 2021 This story really needed an unflashy, unflinching hand that connected all the various parts of a life into a coherent profile. Mark Kennedy, Detroit Free Press, 12 Mar. 2021 This story really needed an unflashy, unflinching hand that connected all the various parts of a life into a coherent profile. Mark Kennedy, Detroit Free Press, 12 Mar. 2021 Much like her performance in Minari, her voice is unflashy but emotionally precise. E. Alex Jung, Vulture, 24 Mar. 2021 This story really needed an unflashy, unflinching hand that connected all the various parts of a life into a coherent profile. Mark Kennedy, Detroit Free Press, 12 Mar. 2021 With the focus on online extremism and recruiting on social media platforms in recent years, these unflashy tactics have gone relatively unnoticed. Time, 17 Mar. 2021 This story really needed an unflashy, unflinching hand that connected all the various parts of a life into a coherent profile. Mark Kennedy, Detroit Free Press, 12 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of unflashy

1870, in the meaning defined above

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12 May 2021

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“Unflashy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unflashy. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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