demure - Dictionary definition and meaning for word demure

(adj) affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
Synonyms : coy , overmodest

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for demure

demur is the one who objects; demure is who doest not object, who is reserved and shy
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by nikhilparasher

Demure(adjective) is for a shy or modest person Demur (verb) is to voice opposition..[which in a sense is not something a shy person will do] Adding 'e' makes question raising person shy and modest.
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by bugmenot

since you have objected demi moore's proposal she is demure
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by rarun86

First thing that comes in mind on reading this is Demi Moore. Demure stands for everything that Demi Moore is not , reserved modest and shy. So remember Demure as opposite of Demi Moore
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by RDSingh

demure sounds like deMUTE, and everyone knows that when something is on mute, words are difficult to come out! =D
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by Kamali

DE + MU + RE = thoda sharam kar aur duusron ke kaamon me MUh mat DE RE
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by findktk

You demur at demure woman
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by ksameer_coep

demure -> de + m(u)(a)re from "mare" (dead) you can relate it to grave.
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by cp.jethani

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by Kamali

demure rhymes with sure if one is sure of theirself they are opposite of demure
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by camillelandonriley

demure = de(the) + mu (manchester united) + r(are) + e (energetic not arrogant).
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by shaktipada

demure-> gents(dem) when ur wife want to be Reserved, modest, and shy.
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by sansecretcp

girls murmur to hubby because they are reserved & shy
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by sansecretcp

The real Demi moores of our real life society are actually demure, but demi moore of hollywood is just the very opposite quite the converse
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by fahad18g

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