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By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. What would be the opposite of "sexy clothes", as in "clothes that hide sexual Sexy antonym Like for a woman, a top that would hide and make her breasts much less pronounced? This question appears Sexy antonym be off-topic. The users who voted to close gave this specific reason: Questions that can be answered using commonly-available references are off-topic.

Defined by Merriam-Webster as: A female with lack of concern for appearance. Often characterized by sweatpants, frizzy hair, gramma panties and a Sexy antonym complexion.

Demure defined by the OED as.

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Interestingly, however, the Collins online dictionary includes the suggestion that demure clothing and actions can be adopted to "Sexy antonym" attractiveness in this entry:.

If you describe someone, usually a young woman, as demure, you mean they are quiet and rather shy, usually in a way that you like and find appealing. Conducive to or promoting social or moral well-being, especially in reflecting conventional moral values: He's a very conservative dresser - he always looks like he's wearing Sexy antonym father's clothes! To add another possibility although not precisely an answer because it is more absence of sexual accentuation than opposite of:.

If one was looking for a relatively positive word that meant " not-overtly-sexy-without-suggesting-innocence-or-drabness " you might try:. Discreet might also mean not flashy or not attention-grabbing as much as not sexy perhaps a weakness to this suggestion if you ONLY wanted not-sexy. Of course there might be other words that just sidestep other ways "pleasant", "professional", "athletic", "sharp" etc yet none of those directly Sexy antonym "absence of", or "done to Sexy antonym. More 'tasteful' than merely conservative.

All are mostly focused on women's sartorial choices. Designed to be suitable for either sex; not peculiar to one sex. People can be sexy in unisex clothing wifebeaters but it's usually rather difficult Mao suits and certainly not what they're designed for. Puffed or bulging out, hanging in loose folds.

Again, not necessarily un sexy, but the labels you'd see or search for when looking for clothes that are intended to be worn for utility or comfort rather than accentuating sexual attractiveness. The other terms all describe the character of the person usu. The excellent answer already given of modestwhich very neatly encapsulates the request for covering Sexy antonym hiding body parts, though several people have pointed out that clothing does not necessarily need to be revealing to be sexy.

The "sorting the underwear drawer" answer of utilitarian which stresses the choice of form versus function.

Some but not all of the listed synonyms would work as well:. This is not the whole story, of course. I know all the OP wanted was a word but there is a lot of cultural connotation and baggage around this area of language and social conduct. In addition to all the other good answers both "modest" and "demure" came to my mindyou may depending on context wish to consider.

I would suggest austere: Dowdy might also be appropriate in some contexts. Questions Tags Users Badges Unanswered. FoxExe 1 6. Ask any father with a teenage daughter. As a father with a teenage girl, the opposite of "sexy clothes" is "anything I'll actually let my daughter wear": As a father of three young women 16, 19, 21 I can assure you that there are plenty of clothes at Walmart I wouldn't approve of, were my approval requested. As Sexy antonym has not been, however, I suppose the point is moot.

Fattie Pretty sure people's vocabularies are richer on Sexy antonym end. There's also several thousand 'single-word-request' and 'word-choice' questions that Sexy antonym it's ok.

OED Modest of a woman dressing or behaving so as to avoid impropriety or indecency, especially to avoid attracting sexual attention. De Novo 1, 4 Tuffy By itself certainly immodest and shameless are better antonyms for modest than sexy. If the question was "what's the opposite of modest", sexy would be an odd answer. But in this context, I can't think of a better phrase for "clothes that hide sexual bits" than "modest clothes".

Avoiding attracting sexual attention is right in the dictionary definition. But must every adjective have a corresponding antonym? There is no reason why it should be so. The question actually is a bit contradictory. Opposite of sexy could be something like "frumpy" [you could have something frumpy that's still revealing though IMO, unlikely, but possible].

But "clothes that hide sexual bits" could be something like "modest", "conservative" or even just "not slutty" or "normal" depending on the Sexy antonym mores of the community. Tuffy you're quite right about sexy being subjective. In this case, it doesn't matter if the nun's habit aroused someone. The "sexual bits" were minimized as much as possible. Tuffy - Sexy antonym seem to be caught up in the title of the question, as opposed to the full question.

I think Dan has nailed it twice; once when he answered with modestand once again when he replied to your initial comment. Jun 20 at Frumpy Defined by Merriam-Webster as: KennyPeanuts 1, 3 14 Sexy antonym is an adjective that's usually used to describe a person rather than a style of clothing. Cubic - I've seen it used to describe articles of clothing and entire outfits as well. Although I am shocked that Urban Dictionary would show any misogyny, this word can apply to men and their clothes as well.

It is an insult used of females. The fact that "frumpy-looking" can be used for males is like pointing out that "pregnant-looking" could be used for males or "handsome" could be used for females.

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And Cubic, it's totally commonplace to use it as Sexy antonym adjective for clothes exactly as with "sexy" "stylish" "boring" etc. Demure defined by the OED as of Sexy antonym woman or her behaviour reserved, modest, and shy.

Interestingly, however, the Collins online dictionary includes the suggestion that demure clothing and actions can be adopted to increase attractiveness in this entry: If you describe someone, usually a young woman, "Sexy antonym" demure, you mean they are quiet and rather shy, usually in a way that you like and find appealing, She's very demure and sweet.

The luscious Miss Wharton gave me a demure but knowing smile. BoldBen 5, 6 I don't think Collins disagrees with Sexy antonym in that quote - the "demure" part is certainly not sexual the "but" connecting to "knowing" is intended as contrast there.

I don't think demure Sexy antonym the opposite of sexy. This makes me think of the script from Total Recall -- computer: How do you like your women? Robyn Simpson 1, Wholesome isn't very idiomatic when referring to clothing at least not in American English. Conservative certainly is, though. The classic "little black dress" is undeniably a conservative clothing choice under many circumstances, but it is sexy without being overly revealing.

While a person dressed in conservative modest clothing may be said to have a wholesome appearance, Sexy antonym clothing is only one part of the overall image. Hair, demeanor, jewelry, makeup on women, all help build a wholesome appearance. The "little" in "little black dress" directly counters such a notion. In other words, 'conservative' can be used precisely to describe sexy fashions and is questionable as an answer.

To add another possibility although not precisely an answer because it is more absence of sexual accentuation than opposite of: If one was looking for a relatively positive word that meant " not-overtly-sexy-without-suggesting-innocence-or-drabness " you might try: Tom22 5, 10 Apparently, I can't fix typos?

Two unisex terms that come to mind are Unisex A. The best word for exactly what your example described, though, is Concealing 1.

Conservative dress code and dress conservatively I'd go for "shapeless", something that is shapeless is large, baggy, and more often than not, unsexy. Mari-LouA You're not wrong.

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