affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way
- To counterbalance the hairdo, Tymoshenko's outfits needed to be demure yet commanding.
- She looks like a very demure young lady.
Come, pensive Nun, devout and pure, Sober, steadfast and demure.出自： Milton
Theirs was an age when the favoured feminine look was the demure, the obedient, the shy.出自： J. Fowles