demurely demurely  /dɪ ˈmjʊr li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a demure manner

Usage(s):

  1. A sparkling enigma, it simultaneously cuts a sharp figure and demurely withdraws behind a camouflaged surface.
  2. She smiled demurely and waved.

News

  • Movie review: ‘All the Boys Love Mandy Lane’ a dark, disgusting slasher flick

    The exploitation teen-slasher flick “All the Boys Love Mandy Lane” has been on the shelf since 2006, and it should have stayed there. A pre-stardom Amber Heard plays Mandy, a good high-school girl who accepts an invitation to a weekend party at a classmate’s remote ranch house. There, she demurely observes while the other five teens drink, snort drugs and make out, until a mysterious stalker ...
    on November 1, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

Quotes

  • Leo Stein recalled later that "at the very moment when Picasso was demurely awaiting her word of acceptance, Gertrude was vocally expressing total dislike of the painting they had come to see."
    on Feb 28, 2007 By: Leo Stein Source: Atlantic Online

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