- not modest in conduct, utterance, etc.; indecent; shameless.
- not modest in assertion or pretension; forward; impudent.
Origin of immodest
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2. vain, exaggerated, inflated.
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Examples from the Web for immodestly
All I know is that those “immodestly dressed” females should be put out of sight in one way or another lest bad things happen.Judith Regan: Todd Akin and Republican Men’s World of Unicorns, True Love—and No Rape
August 22, 2012
This week, Apple introduced what it immodestly described as, “without a doubt, the very best computer we have ever built.”5 Reasons I Hate My New MacBook Pro: A Geek’s Critique
June 15, 2012
Immodest, however, is the night-watchman; immodestly he carrieth his horn.Thus Spake Zarathustra
One favorable would be puny, futile, immodestly patronizing.The Boss of Little Arcady
Harry Leon Wilson
You who were present saw how impudently she made eyes at all the young and how immodestly she flaunted her charms.The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura
It could not be the practice of European women to bare themselves so immodestly before men.The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne
William J. Locke
These wretched people are immodestly clothed, and they perform immodest or very tough dances.What eight million women want
Rheta Childe Dorr
- indecent, esp with regard to sexual propriety; improper
- bold, impudent, or shameless
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Word Origin and History for immodestly
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