Thesaurus

demure

Synonyms and Antonyms of demure

1 affecting shyness or modesty in order to attract masculine interest

  • the previously demure maiden began making some surprisingly shocking remarks
Synonyms of demure
Words Related to demure
Antonyms of demure

2 not comfortable around people

  • hesitant and demure, she hardly spoke a word at the banquet table
Synonyms of demure
Words Related to demure
Near Antonyms of demure
Antonyms of demure

3 not having or showing any feelings of superiority, self-assertiveness, or showiness

  • wore a very demure outfit to the interview for the job at the churchʼs headquarters
Synonyms of demure
Words Related to demure
Near Antonyms of demure
Antonyms of demure



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up demure? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!