modest proposal

Rate this phrase:(0.00 / 0 votes)
Used other than as an idiom: see modest, proposal.
9 Views

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'modest proposal':

modest proposalA idea which is especially extreme, unorthodox or distasteful, often put forward in jest.
See them all »

Translation

Find a translation for the modest proposal phrase in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Nearby phrases

Some more phrases from our dictionary similar to modest proposal

How to pronounce this phrase?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

Discuss this modest proposal phrase with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this modest proposal definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "modest proposal." Phrases.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 30 Sep. 2020. <https://www.phrases.com/phrase/modest-proposal_13740>.

    We need you!

    Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.