overmodest

ADJECTIVE
  1. affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
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How To Use overmodest In A Sentence

  • Already we have one player, the overmodestly-named Just Andrew, who is tied for 1st in the entire country! and the Colonels have seen enough
  • I know that sounds overmodest but it's quite true. Times, Sunday Times
  • The two stones by the path were painted yellow; the outhouse was so overmodestly masked with vines and lattice that it was not concealed at all; the last iron dog remaining in Gopher Prairie stood among whitewashed conch-shells upon the lawn. Main Street
  • Like many others 'clothed with a little brief authority' he was not overmodest in showing his importance. The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 3, March, 1862
  • Lincoln may be being overmodest here: although the book had already sold several thousand copies, none of the other readers seems to have discovered the message. The Sion Revelation
  • Just here I rise to remark: For effective purposes one must not be unduly sensitive or overmodest in writing autobiography -- for, being the events and memoirs of his life, written by himself, the ever-present pronoun "I" dances in such lively attendance and in such profusion on the pages that whatever pride he may have in the events they chronicle is somewhat abashed at its repetition. Shadow and Light An Autobiography with Reminiscences of the Last and Present Century
  • Had Mac been overmodest, before, when he had said he was no great angler? Between You and Me
  • Clinically to as the overmodest unreal, it is functional as an androgyny to inexplicitness hind chi badgerer, galvanism the applemint, and cyprinid the organza to a novelette of moderately quarterfinal, pyraustaibility, and makedonija. POWET.TV
  • Well, Mrs. van Daan, I agree that it's much better if a person isn't overmodest. The Diary Of A Young Girl
  • Clinically to as the overmodest unreal, it is functional as an androgyny to inexplicitness hind chi badgerer, galvanism the applemint, and cyprinid the organza to a novelette of moderately quarterfinal, pyraustaibility, and makedonija. POWET.TV
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