Definitions

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  • adv. In an unglamorous manner.

Etymologies

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unglamorous +‎ -ly

Examples

  • The Wardrobe, St Peter's Square, FriMarc RowlandsElectronic disco dudes Dollop's hijacking of the rather unglamorously named CitiPost Warehouse which was formerly known as simply the Scrutton Street Warehouse sadly comes to an end this Friday evening.

    Clubs picks of the week

  • It was not one of the main group of eight, but was relegated to a second tier unglamorously called the "Plus Five" countries (along with India, Brazil, South Africa and Mexico).

    China Faces the Challenges of International Leadership

  • And if it does turn out to be the gateway to a new life, that is one that will have to be built over time and unglamorously with the unpromising materials of the old one.

    What's wrong with weddings

  • As elite players unglamorously striving to become NBA head coaches for the first time, they're in select company.

    NBA legends paying their dues as coaches

  • According to Christopher Drew of the New York Times, who visited Davis-Monthan where Air National Guard members handle the controls, the pilots sit unglamorously "at 1990s-style computer banks filled with screens, inside dimly lit trailers."

    Tom Engelhardt: Terminator Planet

  • Before I discovered the truck, I hadnt noticed the brand name of the unglamorously packaged one-dollar pound cakes stacked in a freestanding display at the end of the bread aisle at Shoppers food market: Capitol Cake Company.

    Let Me Eat Cake

  • A female member of the mediacracy can now seize the bully pulpit for all women without needing to give even lip service to those women whose lives, unglamorously enough, are more blue collar than blue state.

    Rhymes With Rich

  • When I made a joke, an ill-advised joke, which had something to do with George Bush and a piece of American shrapnel that I landed up with in what my doctor calls unglamorously my buttock, it got into the newspapers.

    My Career at the BBC

  • The Devil Wears Prada was filming across the street and the crew wasted no time in disrupting the daily routine of the poor suckers working much more unglamorously in the Flatiron district on a Monday afternoon.

    The Transom

  • He rolled through the scattering of old houses on the edge of town and slowed at his old high school, unglamorously named USD 492.

    The Will

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