Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not toned; not characterized by permanent distinctive tones as a part of the pronunciation.

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  • adjective Not toned.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ toned

Examples

  • A particular highlight: the word "nobody" written on Meredith's untoned stomach.

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  • When Roden's double act, New Art Club, performed with Pete Shenton, started appearing on comedy bills four years ago, I assumed they were a spoof – a couple of men scoring cheap laughs by squeezing their untoned bodies into leotards.

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  • Where most movies about the era overdo the bell-bottoms and beads, Lee gets the '60s look (down to the untoned bodies) just right.

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  • And when female subs flaunt their pale, hairy, untoned flabbiness like a badge of honour - and dream of being called ugly and disgusting by a man who is openly cheating on them with someone more attractive.

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  • And when female subs flaunt their pale, hairy, untoned flabbiness like a badge of honour - and dream of being called ugly and disgusting by a man who is openly cheating on them with someone more attractive.

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  • The quick bend when you pick up your sobbing 2-year-old, the pounding of your feet as you run to catch the bus, the steady pull of your untoned belly, the dull pressure as you sit bleary-eyed in front of your computer, the sudden twist of your golf swing.

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  • Why is it up to us to leave no Stone unturned or no Stern untoned?

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  • There is his home — a poor one, perhaps, but his own, and to it he clings with desperation, sees in and about it attractions and beauty where others perceive nothing but untoned dreariness, unrelieved hopelessness.

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  • I get an overwhelming urge to rip that sweater vest right off his untanned, untoned, body.

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  • Slowly but surely, Toss, whose muscles were toned by countless weekend raves of shaking his bottle down to the ground (and then a bit untoned again by lying around half-stoned drinking Red Stripe Crucial Brew), was increasing the distance between him and Sam.

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