Definitions

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  • adj. Somewhat obscure.

Etymologies

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semi- +‎ obscure

Examples

  • The Americano is one of those semiobscure classics that all serious bartenders know, and that amateurs have never heard of.

    Grand Old Hotels Take the Bar Exam

  • His style has developed since then and his most recent work, obsessive studies of semiobscure interiors populated by shadowy figures, has restored him to favor at least with traditional critical opinion.

    Hound in the Left-hand Corner, The

  • Bamberger: Augusta National sets up for some semiobscure guy - like Zach Johnson or Brandt Snedeker - to have a great driving and putting week.

    GeoffShackelford.com

  • That last one especially is as clear a glove-slap as you can get: Suderman is gunning for Dave Weigel’s ironic/semiobscure-hipster-popcult-reference-headline crown.

    Must Be Those “Hipublicans” We Keep Hearing So Much About

  • To indifferent students of American history who find it difficult to distinguish among, say, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce or Rutherford Birchard Hayes, our 11th president, James Knox Polk, may seem to be just another of those semiobscure White House occupants of no particular distinction.

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