Modesty vs Handbra - What's the difference?

modesty | handbra |


As nouns the difference between modesty and handbra

is that modesty is the quality of being modest; having a limited and not overly high opinion of oneself and one's abilities while handbra is (colloquial) the act of covering the nipples and areolae with the hands, sometimes used for modesty in photographic poses.

modesty

English

Noun

(wikipedia modesty) (en-noun)
  • The quality of being modest; having a limited and not overly high opinion of oneself and one's abilities.
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  • *:At her invitation he outlined for her the succeeding chapters with terse military accuracy?; and what she liked best and best understood was avoidance of that false modesty which condescends, turning technicality into pabulum.
  • Moderate behaviour; reserve.
  • (lb) Pudency, prudish avoidance of sexual explicitness.
  • Derived terms

    * false modesty

    Antonyms

    * immodesty * extravagance * impudence

    handbra

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (colloquial) The act of covering the nipples and areolae with the hands, sometimes used for modesty in photographic poses.