adjective, sub·tler, sub·tlest.
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That word “denialism” is particularly profane, with its unsubtle invocation of the Holocaust.Why It Was Right to Question Rolling Stone’s U-VA Rape Story|Michael Moynihan|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Allie calls it “Fat Boy,” an unsubtle portmanteau of the nicknames—“Fat Man” and “Little Boy”—given the bombs dropped over Japan.American Dreams: ‘The Mosquito Coast’ by Paul Theroux|Nathaniel Rich|September 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Most likely this is an unsubtle nod to critics that Bush knew Cheney might have been a problem.
She was amazing in a sort of unsubtle way; crudely amazing—I thought.Chance|Joseph Conrad
In his unsubtle makeup the measure of his devotion was as great as the measure of his unspoiled manhood.Little Lost Sister|Virginia Brooks
The others read, talked, smoked, bandied over my head some unsubtle chaff.'Twixt Land & Sea|Joseph Conrad
Mrs. Ginsburg rocked and fanned rhythmically; her unsubtle lips curled upward with the subtle smile of a zingaro.Just Around the Corner|Fannie Hurst
Inspector McWalsh poured his unsubtle scorn on such writings for ten full minutes.Anthony Trent, Master Criminal|Wyndham Martyn