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  • adj. Not glamorous.


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non- +‎ glamorous


  • Actually it seemed especially British: the determinedly nonglamorous aesthetic of the FHL staff evoked a beigeness that seemed very Philip Larkin.

    Shaking the Family Tree

  • A meek, distinctly nonglamorous secretary is taking dictation through earphones.

    February « 2007 « Gerry Canavan

  • His partner, John Ives, while equally credentialed, prefers the quiet, nonglamorous aspects of the practice.

    I is for Innocent

  • For example, in labor negotiations with the National Football League, Ed Garvey, head of the National Football League Players Association, advanced a proposal that provided substantial salary increases for the veteran players in “nonglamorous” positions, who made up the bulk of the union.

    The Manager as Negotiator Bargaining for Cooperation and Competitive Gain

  • His musical scenes simply flow organically from the nonmusical ones: Madeline, in the park, begins singing, in a way that nobody does in the gritty, nonglamorous real life that this movie otherwise reflects.

    The Seattle Times

  • Tagged with a nonglamorous name because of short, stocky legs, Stump blew into the Big Apple from Houston and won the Westminster Kennel Club show - at the age of 10.


  • This kind of event is always fun and a break from my nonglamorous life sitting at my computer in my slippers and pajamas.

    hello dollface

  • Yet, with the exception of addicts who blew all their money on drugs, you almost never hear of ex-stars having to undergo the humiliation of having to get real, boring, nonglamorous jobs to pay the rent.

    Steve Sailer's iSteve Blog

  • There aren’t that many young Jewish voters, just as there aren’t that many young voters in general, especially in nonglamorous midterm elections like 2002.

    Matthew Yglesias » A Job for Norm

  • Unfortunately he’s stuck with me in Bridgeport, forced to lead a decidedly nonglamorous life.

    The Shape-Shifter’s Curse


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