Definitions

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  • adj. Alternative form of unglamorous.

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  • adj. not challenging; dull and lacking excitement

Etymologies

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un- +‎ glamourous

Examples

  • Now they must keep the momentum going at Wigan - the kind of unglamourous venue where they have often come unstuck.

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  • September 17th, 2009 JENNIFER CONNELLY and her husband PAUL BETTANY are big fans of camping holidays - because photographers refuse to trail them during the "unglamourous" breaks.

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  • I also got the feeling that he really doesn't care about the 'unglamourous' things in life and that he was keener to talk about my previous experience in the fashion industry.

    The Online Citizen

  • Afterwards, I explained that I had simply selected his company to make a point and had been pleasantly surprised at the extent of its Web 2.0 footprint (for a historic if relatively unglamourous construction products business).

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  • (And thatlist is just a few of the Swedes: from the Scandinavian regionthereare also Norwegian, Icelandic, Finnishand Danish authors who write similar excellent novels.) Wallander is a pretty accurate type-example of the Swedish police detective as featured in many of these books - thoughtful, sad, unglamourous, middle-aged, not big on media communication skills - though inspiring loyalty and respect from colleaguesby being good at the job.

    Wallander and Montalbano: films or books?

  • He had the unglamourous, everyman features of a born character actor.

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  • Last but by no means least, for all DIY enthusiasts Macculloch Wallis has an entire range of appropriate resources to pimp up even the most unglamourous of outfits.

    Fashion Statement: Why are fashion designers grabbing the spotlight?

  • Former Carter advisor and leading Democrat Les Francis similarly highlights what appears to be the most unglamourous part of Kennedy's life in politics: Finally, and perhaps most importantly, to Edward Kennedy 'bipartisanship' was a lot more than some gauzy notion of political happy talk.

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  • She comes off as incredibly selfish, eternally miserable and mentally unstable but in an unglamourous way, unlike Michael Shannon in her feverish determination to move to Paris whilst uprooting her entire family due to her unending unhappiness.

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  • If you only knew how unglamourous I feel since dealing with the after math of Hurricane Ike!

    Winner of "Glamour" Giveaway

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