nonglamorous

nonglamorous

(ˌnɒnˈɡlæmərəs)
adj
not glamorous
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'What we're trying to showcase here is the nonglamorous side of Singapore, not the one you've seen in the movie 'Crazy Rich Asians,'' Singaporean director Ler Jiyuan told the press during a recent conference here.
The employees need to be paid and the brochures printed, and we're in an old building, so we have to raise money for upkeep--the nonglamorous things that need to be taken care of."
He's done well at a nonglamorous club and, frankly, you won't find a better English contender.
The buzz doing the rounds is that Freida will be seen in a simple, nonglamorous role and will highlight her Indian looks, which made her a popular name in the West.
Useful but nonglamorous items such as the university phone directory, campus map, academic calendar, etc., have no one on the web committee to advocate for them.
"But we try to give people a nonglamorous look at it, to show them the reality of what happens."
Nonglamorous but direct, she seems almost Chaplinesque as she moves with an easy lightness both comical and appealing.
Perhaps this is an example of NIH overly emphasizing sophisticated science agendas at the expense of nonglamorous, but much more promising, surgical approaches.
"You are thrown into a nonglamorous environment where you are working five days a week, producing five shows a week, and there is just no room for egos or for being un professional," says Holly Valance, who played Flick Scully before forging a successful singing career.
Nevertheless, Arthur Miller's screenplay--based on a short story he wrote while awaiting his divorce from Monroe--is literate, and John Huston's direction keeps the film on track, coaxing nonglamorous performances out of its glamorous stars.
"We never lose sight of the fact that we're manufacturing a nonglamorous product," said Ruttenberg.
We also highlight a selection of nonglamorous yet financially rewarding gigs in the fashion arena.