[ US /ənˈsətəɫ/ ]
[ UK /ʌnsˈʌtə‍l/ ]
  1. lacking subtlety; obvious
    gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave
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How To Use unsubtle In A Sentence

  • Basically, I and my better half both felt that it was a staggeringly unsubtle rendering of themes far more subtly dealt with in films like Grosse Point Blank, and even the Incredibles.
  • The acting was mostly old-school, solid as those logs, but unsubtle, more ludicrous than ludic.
  • Constantin, I have said, in pointedly unsubtle language, that Clarence Thomas was unqualified to succeed Thurgood Marshall and that, when his confirmation was at risk, he played the race card in a particularly ugly manner. The Volokh Conspiracy » Miguel Estrada Writes in Support of Elena Kagan’s Confirmation
  • Family comedies, by their very nature, usually come beset with some sort of unsubtle message, a fair amount of gloop, and one or two precocious kids.
  • The article has a compelling though unsubtle eloquence.
  • The cheeky chappie approach is too unsubtle for post-feminist single mums.
  • Unfortunately, an unsubtle ham-fisted approach is taken and subplots waltz in and out without any real relevance to the main story.
  • At the risk of making racist generalisations, why is it that Europeans and Americans are so clumsy and unsubtle and appear to be such galumphing oafs in diplomacy?
  • It was increasingly difficult to ignore the subtle and unsubtle ways that Juno managers at all levels were screwing up.
  • Women in scant underwear walking in front of a "ejaculatory" explosion, oh Mr Bay, how unsubtle you are Michael Bay’s Victorias Secret Television Commercial | /Film
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