demure translation | English-French dictionary




   (=quiet and shy)  
discret (-ète)     
→ She's very demure and sweet.        
→ a young French woman with a demure and serious air        
   [clothes]   sobre  
→ the high-necked, dark, demure frock she is wearing today        
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demur, demurely, de jure, deuce

demure adj.

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"demure": examples and translations in context
You have seen her quiet, dignified, soft and demure. Vous l'avez vue calme, digne, douce et réservée.
That if you want something, be weak...... cry for it, act demure? Si vous voulez quelque chose, soyez faibles... pleurez... soyez réservées?
She's acting all demure, but she's after Gold Medal. Elle agit de manière réservée, mais elle est après Médaille d'Or.
Brunette, athletic, sleazy and demure? Just as you specified. Brune, athlétique, vicieuse et réservée.
Mr. Jack Ramsay (Crowfoot): Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the hon. member for not only his speech but the demure way in which he gave it. I appreciated that very much. His presence would be welcome in my office or in my presence at any time as a result of that. M. Jack Ramsay (Crowfoot): Monsieur le Président, je voudrais remercier le député non seulement de son discours, mais aussi de la réserve dont il a fait preuve. J'ai beaucoup apprécié. Je serais heureux de l'accueillir dans mon bureau n'importe quand à cause de cela.
Seeing this demure little trace of naked skin... Well, it gives him pleasure. De voir cette minuscule partie de chair nue... cela lui procure du plaisir.
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