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DEMURE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does demure mean? 

DEMURE (adjective)
  The adjective DEMURE has 1 sense:

1. affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way

  Familiarity information: DEMURE used as an adjective is very rare.


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DEMURE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way

Synonyms:

coy; demure; overmodest

Similar:

modest (not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance)


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