not modest; specif.,
- not decorous; indecent
- not shy or humble; bold; forward
Origin of immodestClassical Latin immodestus, excessive, immoderate: see in- and amp; modest
- Not conforming to traditional sexual mores; indecent: an immodest bathing suit.
- Boastful or arrogant: an immodest claim of success.
- a. Immoderate, as in size or quantity: immodest wealth.b. Pretentious or ostentatious: immodest furnishings.
Origin of immodestLatin immodestus : in-, not; see in–1 + modestus, moderate, modest; see med- in Indo-European roots.