Meaning of 渋い in Japanese

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Definition of 渋い

  1. (adj-i) astringent; bitter; puckery; rough; harsh; tart

    For my tastes, I'd prefer plainer, or rather, more tasteful clothing.

  2. austere; elegant (and unobtrusive); refined; quiet (and simple); sober; sombre; subdued; tasteful (in a quiet way); understated
  3. sour (look); glum; grim; sullen; sulky
  4. stingy; tight-fisted

    The first thing that came to my attention was the large sofa. It was covered in sober coloured leather, the seat and the back both looked wide and comfortable.

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