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1 definition by lanhj001

 
1.
To lie about being worse at something than you actually are.
John: Hey Phil, did you just do the 100 meter sprint in 10 seconds?
Bill: Yeah, but I'm not very good at sprinting.

The opposite of modest is arrogance. This is being truthful about how good you are.
by lanhj001 June 19, 2008