HyperDic: demure

English > 1 sense of the word demure:
ADJECTIVEalldemure, coy, overmodestaffectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
demure > pronunciation
Soundsdihmyuh'r
Rhymesallure ... Ur: 39 rhymes with uhr...
English > demure: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningaffectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way.
Synonymscoy, overmodest
Broadermodestnot offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance
Spanishrecatado, reservado, tímido
Catalanreservat, tímid
Nounsdemurenessthe trait of behaving with reserve and decorum
demurenessthe affectation of being demure in a provocative way
Adverbsdemurelyin a demure manner

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