Definition of 'demure'
Example sentences containing 'demure'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
This season is apparently about looking demure in a dress. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Indeed, the website looks positively demure. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I suppose all mums like their daughters to look demure and mine is no different. The Sun (2013)He is quiet and demure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Trends of 'demure'
Used Occasionally. demure is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of demure from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.