Definition of demurely adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dɪˈmjʊəli//
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈmjʊrli//
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a woman or girl who behaves or dresses demurely, does so in a quite and serious a way that does not attract attention to herself synonym modestly ‘I’ll think about it,’ she said demurely. The blouse had a demurely high neckline.