immodestly immodestly

Definition(s):

  • (adv) without modesty; in an immodest manner

Usage(s):

  1. For, as a result of that brief encounter, the bigwigs of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer are now immodestly slapping their own backs with the fervor of flagellant monks.
  2. I watched many a soccer game whose rules I only dimly grasped, and was, immodestly speaking, one favorite carpool mom, but I never became my daughter's friend.
  3. On the edge of this exclusive area, Spaniards leered at diplomatically immune bathers, immodestly stretching out in their soggy suits.

News

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    President Obama immodestly opined in 2008 that his election would one day be seen as "the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow" but he is now benefiting from an inexorably
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "I will immodestly tell you," Mr. Parker told the Los Angeles Times in 2002, "it was bigger than anything, ever, including the Beatles and Elvis."
    on Mar 19, 2010 By: Fess Parker Source: Washington Post

  2. As Greer wrote in 1988, "It is not often given to women to recognise themselves in painting, still less to see their private world, their dreams, the insides of their heads, projected on such a scale and so immodestly, with such depth and colour."
    on Jul 16, 2004 By: Germaine Greer Source: guardian.co.uk

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