Meaning of modest
Pronunciation: (mod'ist), [key]
- having or showing a moderate or humble estimate of one's merits, importance, etc.; free from vanity, egotism, boastfulness, or great pretensions.
- free from ostentation or showy extravagance: a modest house.
- having or showing regard for the decencies of behavior, speech, dress, etc.; decent: a modest neckline on a dress.
- limited or moderate in amount, extent, etc.: a modest increase in salary.
- modest (Thesaurus)