Definitions

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  • adjective Alternative form of unglamorous.

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  • adjective 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.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • 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.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • 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.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • 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).

    Mission-crittall « pwcom 2.0

  • (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.

    December 2008

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

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Shock Treatment

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

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Shock Treatment

  • (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?

  • (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?

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