Definition of unstylish in English:



  • Not elegant, fashionable, or stylish.

    • ‘All that mattered to them was my unstylish hair and my old-fashioned dresses and skirts.’
    • ‘It may sound childish or unstylish, but just remember: a bell will always be more stylish than a body cast or coffin.’
    • ‘Put on a thick pair of unstylish glasses, if you have them, and run some Pomade de Einstein through your hair.’
    • ‘Bland, boring, unstylish and badly cut - that is the verdict of fashion experts on the colourful uniforms designed for staff and volunteers at Manchester's Commonwealth Games.’
    • ‘Nokia's maiden voyage into the world of video cell phones comes in the form of a rather bulky, though not entirely unstylish MMS-equipped model, the 7650.’
    • ‘When I waved goodbye from entrance of the airport I wore unstylish clothes, glasses that had never looked good on me, and 15 pounds of weight I did not need.’
    • ‘But Atkins is so last year, so unbelievably unstylish and obvious.’
    • ‘The unstylish cut and the unpleasant colors give way to a totally unattractive piece of clothing.’
    • ‘This is the moment where the unstylish victim is forced to try on all the awful clothes she brought to New York, while the hosts exclaim that they can't imagine why anyone would buy such schlock.’
    • ‘He was wardrobe was very unstylish and looked filthy.’
    • ‘She could be pretty if she tried, but she's just so plain, with her boring haircut and unstylish clothes.’
    • ‘Bollywood fashions are no longer regarded as gaudy or unstylish, because there's top talent working behind the scenes.’
    • ‘One wrong call, she thought, and the entire country was in danger of looking dowdy and unstylish.’
    • ‘He disapproved of her hanging about the Abbey, opposed her wish to study in Paris, (he eventually relented) and was more concerned about the effect her unstylish appearance might have on suitors than to her prospects as an artist.’
    • ‘The unstylish interior has remained unaltered and the laminated menus, populated by over a hundred items, are creased and dog-eared from passing through thousands of hungry hands.’
    • ‘Dim-witted because education held no escape, unstylish because poverty stalks the abused, these people are the spat out remains of a horrid meal.’
    • ‘But when minivans became tagged as the unstylish choice of soccer moms, sales eroded to about 1.1 million a year.’
    • ‘They've gone a bit unstylish and they've lost that thing that makes them look so different - the low back and everything.’
    • ‘He quickly ordered a whisky and soda while they were still popular, for he knew for a fact that they were on the cusp of being unstylish.’
    • ‘He doesn't help much with determining proportions for mirrors or what to do with our almost aggressively unstylish house.’
    out of fashion, out of date, outdated, old-fashioned, outmoded, out of style, dated, behind the times, last year's, yesterday's, unpopular, superseded, archaic, obsolete, antiquated
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