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Definition of "immodest" []

  • Lacking modesty. (adjective)
  • Offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance; indecent: a bathing suit considered immodest by the local people. (adjective)
  • Not properly restrained in expression or self-assertion; boastful: immodest claims in advertising and promotion. (adjective)
  • Arrogant. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "immodest" in a sentence
  • "If these feminists want to raise their daughters by letting them loose on the street in immodest clothes, then I say, they are the parents, they can do as they like with their own daughters, but let the ones who want to raise them differently, accompaniy them when they see fit."
  • "Dharma's salespeople are very helpful if you have any questions, and their catalog (warning: does have photos of girls in immodest garments - they sell lots of halter tops, etc.) cracks me up with its ironic asides."
  • "We don't want the girls coming in immodest clothing."