immodest

If you're immodest, you tend to brag about your abilities — you're not at all humble. It would be immodest to boast about your experience making movies, especially if all you've actually done is take videos of your dog in the back yard.

There are two ways to be immodest: the first is to gloat and show off, essentially being the very opposite of modest. The other way is to lack good taste and restraint. Years ago, it would have been considered immodest to wear a bikini to the beach — while today, it's only immodest if you wear one to school or a restaurant. The "arrogant" meaning came before the "improper" one, both from the Latin modestia, "moderation," and "correctness of conduct."

Primary Meanings of immodest

1.
adj
having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc
2.
adj
offending against standards of propriety and good taste in conduct or appearance
Full Definitions of immodest
1

adj having or showing an exaggerated opinion of your importance, ability, etc

“brash immodest boasting”
Synonyms:
domineering
tending to domineer
important
having or suggesting a consciousness of high position
overweening, uppity
presumptuously arrogant
proud
feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride
disrespectful
exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous
Antonyms:
modest
marked by simplicity; having a humble opinion of yourself
retiring, unassuming
not arrogant or presuming
humble
marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful
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2

adj offending against standards of propriety and good taste in conduct or appearance

Synonyms:
indecent
offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters
indecent
offending against sexual mores in conduct or appearance
Antonyms:
modest
not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance
decent
conforming to conventions of sexual behavior
coy, demure, overmodest
affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
decent
observing conventional sexual mores in speech or behavior or dress
decent
decently clothed
shamefaced
extremely modest or shy
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