Definition of 'self-effacing'
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That was a typically self-effacing smokescreen.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He is quiet, self-effacing and wry.Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He was typically self-effacing, showing us his party trick of being loud and brash and modest at the same time.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
If you ask him about it, he instinctively strokes his chin and laughs in a typically self-effacing and slightly embarrassed way.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Definition of self-effacing from the Collins English Dictionary