unshowy

unshowy

(ʌnˈʃəʊɪ)
adj, -ier or -iest
not showy
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A background in the City and an unshowy persona would make him a perfect foil for Johnson, who is more comfortable with making speeches than spreadsheets.
Now the horse whisperer, Keir Starmer, Labour's unshowy Brexit barrister, has led him to water.
Impressionist Bremner wrote on Twitter: "Unfussy, unshowy, principled, self-deprecating, hugely loved and admired by his fellow comedians, and funnier than the lot of us put together.
Every bit the kind of beige, cagoule-wrapped everyman you'd struggle to recall just five minutes after bumping into him on the street, Clunes exhibited a marvellously unshowy turn as the copper whose quiet determination and painstaking procedural work helped break one of the UK's most notorious multiple murder cases.
Every bit the kind of beige, cagoule-wrapped everyman you'd struggle to recall just five minutes after bumping into him on the street, Clunes exhibited a marvelously unshowy turn as the copper whose quiet determination and painstaking procedural work helped break one of the UK's most notorious multiple murder cases.
Chazelle masterfully encourages us to hold our breath and bite our nails down to the cuticle with bold visual flourishes and unshowy, powerhouse performances from Ryan Gosling (pictured) and Claire Foy as the husband and wife at the epicentre of the 1969 lunar landing.
In another article, Ms O'Loughlin wrote that she loves eating at "the small, unshowy heroes" where "chefs care more about food and cooking than media profiles".
Chazelle masterfully encourages us to hold our breath and bite our nails down to the cuticle with bold visual flourishes and unshowy, powerhouse performances from Ryan Gosling, above, and Claire Foy as the husband and wife at the epicentre of the 1969 lunar landing.
Kane is cut from an entirely different cloth, unshowy away from the pitch and unlikely to be taken for a movie star, but he is driven by the same core confidence which drives the very best.
10 combines these two elements most powerfully, and a fired-up CBSO under Nicholas Collon (such a precise, unshowy conductor who gets what he wants with a tidy baton, flexible fingers and no extravagant arm-waving) performed it with awesome brilliance.
Her voice, Newsday notes, is "unshowy and intimate, precise and colloquial, she seems almost to be confiding the novel to us, a worldly wise aunt not unlike Kiki herself." But as each story is revealed, readers uncover multiple meanings--Silber has "the rare ability to reach the deepest places in the plainest ways" (Washington Post) as she explores the complexities of the human condition.
There is an unshowy delight in Jordan's measured responses to these everyday terrains, but also a nagging sense of melancholic detachment.