Bush was modest about his works, offering that he is “not a great artist.”
My Facebook page still reflects that—modest Mouse and Cursive and El-P.
Raquel lives in a modest brick house in Progreso, Texas, a border town less than 40 miles from Matamoros.
I'd like to see you add at least a modest disability policy if you can get one written on your freelance income.
For all the glamour of some local residents, the town itself—known to locals as "Chippy" — remains a handsome but modest place.
As to the women of the peones, their dress is generally sombre-hued and modest.
Lands are swayed by courtesy, but what he said was not modest.
On one side is Hans Sachs's modest shoemaker's shop, on the other the entrance to Pogner's stately dwelling.
But it is my own adaptation, and I am too modest to put my name on a programme.
She behaved in a modest manner and put on no airs, for did she not know that she was dressed in the latest fashion?
1560s, "having moderate self-regard," from Middle French modeste (14c.), from Latin modestus "keeping due measure" (see modesty). Of women, "not improper or lewd," 1590s; of female attire, 1610s. Of demands, etc., c.1600. Related: Modestly.