Definitions

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  • adjective Not glamorous; humdrum or prosaic.

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  • adjective not challenging; dull and lacking excitement

Etymologies

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un- +‎ glamorous

Examples

  • There are exceptions, but for the most part routers are decidedly unglamorous, which is why they are generally secreted away under a desk or otherwise hidden from view.

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  • There are exceptions, but for the most part routers are decidedly unglamorous, which is why they are generally secreted away under a desk or otherwise hidden from view.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • There are exceptions, but for the most part routers are decidedly unglamorous, which is why they are generally secreted away under a desk or otherwise hidden from view.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • What these citizens care about, naturally, are bread-and-butter issues -- the kind of unglamorous reforms that Clinton, ever the policy wonk, excelled at.

    See Chen Run

  • Naledge may have added Internet tactics to his hustle like a typical rapper-rhyming over pop-rap beats, making mix tapes, leaking tracks to blogs-but he's still dedicated to the kind of unglamorous grind that ruled the day in the seemingly distant past, pre-Soulja Boy, when nobody planned on being an overnight sensation and hip-hop artists thought further ahead than their next YouTube video.

    Chicago Reader

  • Jamie Cullum has admitted that he is happy with his "unglamorous" lifestyle.

    All - Digital Spy - Entertainment and Media News

  • Attendees will hear tales of trail drivers and cowboys who were involved in "the greatest migration of animals ever known" and learn about the more "unglamorous" side of cattle drives that include soaking downpours, frustrations with other cowboys and stubborn cattle through first-hand accounts of trail drives from 1867 through 1872.

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  • Attendees will hear tales of trail drivers and cowboys who were involved in "the greatest migration of animals ever known" and learn about the more "unglamorous" side of cattle drives that include soaking downpours, frustrations with other cowboys and stubborn cattle through first-hand accounts of trail drives from 1867 through 1872.

    The Newton Kansan Home RSS

  • The so-called unglamorous part comes only when I am pushed to live a politician's life. "

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • The directness and the unglamorous storytelling by Brecht inside the rather sensual music by Weill is a fantastic combination.

    Fern Siegel: Stage Door: Ute Lemper -- The Music of Kurt Weill

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