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Definition of "inconspicuous" []

  • Not readily noticeable. (adjective)
  • Not easily noticed or seen; not prominent or striking (adjective)

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Use "inconspicuous" in a sentence
  • "We pranked a co-worker that none of us could stand by smearing sour cream in inconspicuous areas on and around his desk, (inside the mouthpiece of his telephone, on his pens, etc)."
  • "And while a shy designer trying to be inconspicuous is certainly a logical possibility, he has a logical consequence that those who perceive his almost-but-not-quite-erased footprints should cut some slack for those who are having trouble seeing them."
  • "Sticky Fingers is taking orders for a slew of savory vegan sides and desserts you can bring to Thanksgiving dinner; owner Doron Greenblatt says the sides are "inconspicuous" -- so your fellow feasters will never know there's soy milk in the mashed potatoes."