un·​glitzy ˌən-ˈglit-sē How to pronounce unglitzy (audio)
: not glitzy : free of extravagant showiness
… a drab, unglitzy place, stripped of the gaudy excitements that other writers of the time so sedulously detailed.Philip Brady

Examples of unglitzy in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1983, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unglitzy was in 1983

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“Unglitzy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unglitzy. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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