Definition of understated adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

understated

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adjective
BrE BrE//ˌʌndəˈsteɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʌndərˈsteɪtɪd//
 
(approving)
 
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if a style, colour, etc. is understated, it is pleasing and elegant in a way that is not too obvious synonym subtle
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